615-974-0100 | 2901 Bell Road, Nashville, TN 37217 | Directions

 Get on the Water with SailNashville

SailNashville is the only American Sailing Association affiliated sailing school in Tennessee.

SailNashville owner John Summers has over 35 years sailing experience in the Bahamas, the British and U.S.Virgin Islands, the Windward Islands, the Chesapeake Bay, San Francisco Bay, the Florida Panhandle, the Florida Keys, San Diego bay area, but mostly on Percy Priest Lake here in Nashville.

Courses Offered by SailNashville

John is certified to instruct ASA’s three courses:

+ ASA 101 Sailing Made Easy + ASA 103 Basic Coastal Cruising + ASA 104 Bareboat Cruising

Successful completion of these three courses will give you the knowledge and skills you need to skipper a bareboat charter anywhere in the world.


Real Life Learning on the Water


SailNashville operates its school out of Hamilton Creek Marina on beautiful Percy Priest Lake in Nashville.

Our sailing platform for our introductory course ASA 101 is a new Catalina 22 Sport. Our more advanced courses are taught on more complex and larger sailboats appropriate for those courses.

Options to take your courses in other locations can be arranged.


SailNashville is an Investment in a Lifetime of Fun, Excitement, and Adventure.

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