Life is a little better out on the bay!

Whether you’re new to boating or it’s just been a while, there’s no time like the present to get back on the water. Our adult programs are taught in small groups in a variety of boats, and offer a welcoming environment to learn the basics, sharpen existing skills, or explore new interests. Adult programs are open to those 18 years and older.

Adult Sailing

This class is designed both for beginners who are just learning the basics, and intermediates who are ready for more advanced skills such as racing and spinnakers. Evening lessons are a great way to enjoy twilight on the Bay! (Monday-Thursday 5:30-7:30 pm (time changes to 5-7pm in August); Saturday 9:30-noon. $30/class).

Catboat Sailing

Learn to sail in a classic Cape Cod Catboat designed for shallow waters. (Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday 9:30-noon. $30/class).

Parent/Child Sailing ages 6 and up

PBCB offers parent/child classes in Flying Scots. (Monday-Thursday 5:30-7:30 pm and Saturday, 9:30-noon. $55/class).

Friday Friendly Races

PBCB runs a series of short informal and friendly races for individuals and families on Friday evenings throughout the summer. Race participants should have some sailing experience and be comfortable and capable in a sailboat. Come practice your skills on the race course and meet new friends at a BYO cookout following the races. And come just for the cookout, if you don’t want to race! (Fridays 5-7:30pm. $10/individual. Children under 12 are FREE!).

Muddy Creek Restoration Kayak Tour

Family, 10 years & up
Cost: $30
Wednesday 2 hour trips (high tide): 6/27 2pm, 7/11 12:30, 7/25 1pm, 7/31 5pm, 8/8 11pm, 8/15 5:30, 8/22 11:30
Explore the newly restored Muddy Creek by kayak. Led by experienced environmental scientists, participants will travel from Pleasant Bay into Muddy Creek to experience the effects of the multi-year bridge reconstruction and restoration project to restore tidal flow into Muddy Creek. Selected trips will have a bird specialist – check with science director. MEET AT JACKKNIFE COVE, at the head of Pleasant Bay. Please arrive a few minutes early. Sweatshirt, sunscreen, hat, water bottle and solid water shoes required. Tours may be canceled if winds are high. Check website for more information.
Limit 12 people


Recreational Kayaking and Paddleboarding

Our members can use kayaks, canoes and paddlecraft, depending upon availability, in any of our three sessions (morning, afternoon, evening) seven days per week. See our Recreational Boating page for details. 

Adaptive Programs

We offer a variety of programs for individuals with variety of abilities. See Adaptive Programs.