• Summer Registration is Open!

    February 6, 2015

    Check out what’s new at NESS for summer 2015:

    • New Hartley 12 sailboats, a great learning platform for older beginners. Perfect for kids who have outgrown (or are too big for) Optis but aren’t quite ready (or big enough) for the more high performance Club 420.
    • Expanded adult sailing offerings in our growing fleet of Sonar sloops.
    • New classes for youth and adults & families at our New London Ocean Beach location.
    • New weekly themes for all of our marine science classes.
    • Expanded adventure sports offerings for kids as young as 9-years-old.
    • Expanded full day marine science and adventure sports classes for the 11 and up crowd.
    • New two-week options for Opti Learn to Sail classes.
    • Expanded offerings for our popular Taste of Optis and Second Taste of Optis classes.
    • Newly renovated main classroom, which makes a wonderful, effective teaching space.



  • Welcome to NESS’s new website!

    February 5, 2015

    Welcome to the new face of NESS online!  We hope you enjoy our new website, which we’ve redesigned with you in mind:


    • Visitors should have a better experience, with easier to navigate menus and a search function to find information more quickly.
    • Our platform is totally new, which will enable easier and more frequent updating.
    • We’re introducing our new blog, which will serve as our main vehicle for spreading news, interviews, and information.
    • We’ll be putting the finishing touches on our new website over the next couple of weeks; for example, we will optimize it for mobile devices.
    • What does the future hold? We plan to overhaul our online registration system in the coming months to offer an even better experience for parents and students.