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. Non Member $55/class  Member $30/class).

Catboat Sailing

Learn to sail in a classic Cape Cod Catboat designed for shallow waters. (Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday 9:30-noon. Non Member $55/ class  Member $30/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!).

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Birding the Open Sea

Head offshore with a local expert for a mind blowing, lifetime experience to observe and photograph oceanic birds.  An unforgettable voyage!

Age: Adults

When: Tues 7/9 or  8/6, 8 – 12PM

Limit: 5

Non-member: $125

Members: $115

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Aquaculture Adventures & Oyster Tasting

Voyage on our new solar-powered boat to visit a commercial oyster farm and finish at the boathouse for a summer evening of delicious oysters on the half-shell, hors d’oeuvres, and a nicely paired wine. From propagation to your plate!

Age: Adults, over 21

When: Wed July 31 or Aug 14, 3 – 6PM

Limit: 20

Non-member: $80

Members: $65

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Muddy Creek Restoration Kayak Tour

Adults and Family, 10 years & up
Cost: Non Member $55  Member $35
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

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Adaptive Programs

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