Whether you’re a beginner or an expert, these clubs will guide you through the ins and outs of sailing in Singapore.
Looking for a new outdoor and water sport activity on the open seas? Singapore is an island, after all! You’ll find perfect sailing destinations with gorgeous scenery, consistent wind and even a couple of alfresco restaurants to wine and dine. You don’t even need to worry about any hassle – we’ve got sailing clubs that offer equipment and basic courses. From Singapore’s east coast to Sentosa, these places are great for beginner sailors, competitive seafarers or expert yachtsmen. Set your gaze northward and load up those dinghies and sails for a great adventure!
Best sailing clubs in Singapore
1. SAF Yacht Club
Set sail on your sea adventures at SAF Yacht Club. Located at Admiralty, the club offers a series of courses for ages seven and up. Kids can join the Get Kids Afloat programme, an intro course with lessons like the rigging of crafts, points of sail, capsize drill and more. Sailing enthusiasts can hone their skills at Level 1 Sailing. You’ll get a refresher on your Man Overboard (MOB), heave-to, launching and recovery, and other techniques you learnt during the basic sailing course.
SAF Yacht Club, 43 Admiralty Road West, Singapore 759962
2. One°15 Marina Club
Located in Singapore’s prime leisure district, Sentosa Cove, this water playground for the elite offers world-class marina facilities for boaters and anyone looking to enjoy its facilities. However, members and non-members alike can enjoy its list of sailing courses catered to all – even if you have no clue about sailing. Once you’ve worked up an appetite, take a seat at one of the many restaurants offering epicurean feasts.
One°15 Marina Club, #01-01, Sentosa Cove, 11 Cove Drive, Singapore 098497
3. Changi Sailing Club
Escape the hustle and bustle of the city and enjoy the cooling sea breeze of Singapore’s northeast coast. Besides keeping parts of old architecture and photos (we’re talking pre-WWII), the club is loaded with modern facilities and amenities. That includes a swimming pool, chalets, restaurants and swing mooring for members and visiting yachts. Rent dinghies and keelboats, including beach catamarans and platus for leisure or when you’re feeling competitive. You don’t have to be a member to sign up for its regular sailing courses conducted by qualified and experienced instructors. Plus, if you’ve got your little ones tagging along, keep them company with various kid-friendly activities.
Changi Sailing Club, 32 Netheravon Road, Singapore 508508
4. Constant Wind Seasport @ NSRCC Sea Sports Centre
Located off Changi Coast Road, this one-stop sea sports gem provides a variety of watersports activities to enjoy with the squad. Constant Wind Seasport also houses Laser Bahia, Pico, and other rigged-ready equipment for sale, tutorials and rentals. But if you’re pretty shoddy on the sailing skills, polish them with the sea sports centre’s basic courses. Oh, and with its quaint cafe, you can easily take a tea break at its balmy, alfresco setting by the sea.
Constant Wind Seasport @ NSRCC Sea Sports Centre, 11 Changi Coast Walk, Singapore 499740
5. Singapore Sailing Federation
Keen but unsure if sailing is your cuppa tea? Go for taster sessions on board keelboats, yachts, dinghies and multi-hulls offered by SailFun at the National Sailing Centre. With a variety of different sailing courses targeting different age groups, you can always count on your fam and friends. Learn everything from the books, starting with an introduction to recreational sailing. Next, move on to advanced racer – you know, if you’ve got the need for speed.
Singapore Sailing Federation, National Sailing Centre, 1500 East Coast Parkway, Singapore 368963
6. Republic of Singapore Yacht Club
If you’re all about the seafarer lifestyle, the oldest yacht club in Asia offers members and non-members a plethora of sea sport activities. Sharpen your knowledge with courses in boating, powerboat operations, and sailing for both adults and kids. Plus, the club also hosts regular boating, fishing and sailing trips for its members. Due to its location, it offers easy access to the Southern Islands, as well as Indonesia’s Riau Archipelago. Sign up if you’re keen!
Republic of Singapore Yacht Club, 52 West Coast Ferry Road, Singapore 126887
7. DBS Sailing at the Bay
Fancy a sail right in the heart of the city? All aboard the fleets of boats in Marina Bay. The SB20, which is commonly used for adrenaline-pumping races, and the four-storey Swedish Match 40 (SM40), are available to the public for free through the DBS Marina Bay Sailing Programme. But slots fill up real quick, so it’s fastest fingers first.
DBS Sailing at the Bay, Bayfront Avenue, next to Marina Bay Sands Exhibition Centre
Set out on a beautiful sailing adventure in Singapore!