Sail-A-Way Program


The Hammond Marina Sail-A-Way program is a learn-to-sail program that provides classroom and on-water sailing instruction for both the able bodied and disabled. 

Sailing is enjoyed aboard uniquely designed Freedom Independence 20-foot sailboats.  Active students are encouraged to learn to sail independently on Lake Michigan.  

12 hours of Instruction (six 2-hour lessons) plus books and materials are included.  Lesson times can be reserved in advance and scheduled to your convenience. 

One-to-four instructor/student ratio is emphasized.  

Remember…… are eligible to rent the sailboats once you complete the course and pass the Skipper Check Out.   

Adults—$175.00, Children under 16 – $75.00

(Includes all materials)


Discover Sailing- A new 2-hour program designed to introduce you to sailing

Revisit Your Sailing Skills- A new two 2–hour program sessions to refresh your sailing skills.

* Boat rentals are available upon the completion of the skipper checkout.


Starting in May the Sailing  Program will start assembling the sailboats. Come out and see how a sailboat is put together. Please Call the Hammond Marina Office at 219.659.7678 for specific dates, times, and more information. 

 Check back for new 2017 programs.