Smooth Sail Vermont Complete Sailboat Assistance~
 Instructions, Lessons,
 Launching, Maintenance, Repairs, Rigging, Trailers, Companion Sailor program

Fees & Rates

Seasonal - Contractor/ Launching & Haul-out work: $35 per hour + parts and materials
 
Maintenance & Repair:  $35
per hour + parts and materials
 
All repair and maintenance work performed on site in a commercial marina is billed at $50 per hour [+p&m]
                                                                   (plus any Marina contractor fees- see your storage contract for details)

Mast Raising & lowering: (with "gin pole") - $65 per hour (1 hour min. )
  {without pole - $35.00/hr. } (plus any Marina contractor fees - see your storage/mooring contract for details)

Halyard "Rescue" / retrieval: $40 per visit (multiple halyards:+ $10 each)

Service Packages: 
  • Launching assistance - $35 per hour
  • Care-taking
    • Weekend Prep - Each boat visit is billed $25 (approx.1 hour)
    • Regular Maintenance - Each boat visit is billed $25 (approx. 1 hr.)
  • Assistant -(2nd or 3rd man) billed at $25 per hour
 
 
"JOHN, NOT ONLY DO WE APPRECIATE YOUR KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE, BUT ALSO YOUR WILLINGNESS TO DO THE RESEARCH TO HELP CUT COSTS." - M. Banks, Sudbury, VT
Sailing Instruction & Lessons

"New" Boat owner packages:
    Boat-in-yard package
        $25
per hour  (Usually takes 2 hours)

    Sailing package
        $50
per hour  (Usually takes 3-6 hours)

Sailing instruction / coaching (on your boat)

Keel boats:  38'- 48'
    $75 per
hour for (1 or 2 students), $25 per hour for 3rd student
       
 
Keel boats, cruisers w/ swing boards/keels:  19'- 37'
    $50
per hour  (1 or 2 students) $25 per hour for third student
       
Catamarans, Day Sailors, Dinghies: up to 18'
    $50 per hour (1 or 2 students) $15 per hour for 3rd student.
        
Companion Sailing program (on your boat)
    $25 per hour {2 hour min.}
    $80 for 4 hours

      
Travel
    $20
 per hour
    plus any Ferry tolls
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