SBJSA is committed to making the joys of sailing & other watersports available to everyone, building lifelong boaters & fostering responsible eco-awareness & stewardship of our natural resource, Great Sodus Bay on Lake Ontario. 


Fun activities on the water are at the core of our educational/recreational programs & our community partnerships. Reaching out to both locals & visitors, including the underserved, we promote teamwork, leadership, community spirit, & healthy lives.   



7433 Clover Street

P.O. Box 117 , 

Sodus Point, NY 14555

Primary Phone: (315) 333-2079

Summer Phone: (315) 483-8883

Federal Tax Id:15-0585554

United Way : 2459

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Website by Foley


The Community Boating Center at SBJSA offers US Sailing (USSA) Instructor certification courses on an almost annual basis. In order for our instructors to be nationally certified and insured for sailing instruction, we require US Sailing Level 1 certification in order to be employed as a paid staff member. Because of our facilities and fleet, we often host the Level 1 certification course in our area, which is attended by many regional instructors and camp counselors and taught by a certified USSA Instructor-Trainor. Courses are usually held in the spring and can be presented over either one or two weekends for student flexibility. Total course length is typically 3-4 days.


In 2020, SBJSA is hosting a Level 1 course, June 5-7. In addition, Rochester YC is hosting a Level 1 course on May 17-20. Classes usually fill up quickly and there is a maximum class size, so please register soon!


Go to the US Sailing website (ussa.org) to see the courses available and register on-line. The USSA website is the only way to register and pay for the course.