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Address: Annapolis, MD
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+1 800-342-9295

A Transforming Experience. Womanship, the renowned sailing school for and...

A Transforming Experience. Womanship, the renowned sailing school for and by women is celebrating its 25th year. More than 67,000 women, around the world, have joined us to become the sailors they want to be - the Womanship Way - enjoying hands-on, student centered and interactive learning on board an actual sailing cruise. Teaching in 16 locations in the US and off foreign shores, Womanship customizes courses for individual couples, families, mothers and daughters, teens, social and corporate groups.

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Biggest rip off. Paid them upfront. Bought all clothing and gear, Flew to Nantucket, And THEY cancelled and never returned any money!!! HIDEOUS!!!

1 of 5 bubblesReviewed 7 September 2016
Palm Beach Shores, Florida
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Palm Beach Shores, Florida
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Biggest rip off. Paid them upfront. Bought all clothing and gear, Flew to Nantucket, And THEY cancelled and never returned any money!!! HIDEOUS!!!

2 Thank SophiaBella578
Annapolis, Maryland
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12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2013

Registered my partner for their Sail Yourself Home Safely 3 day beginners course in early May, to give her a different ("no yelling...") instruction perspective...contracted in writing and paid in full 22May for a late June weekend class. Less than 48 hours prior to the class WOMANSHIP cancelled ONLY when we called to confirm location....claiming broken sailboat and the class... More 

13 Thank Ed M
Washington DC, District of Columbia
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2013

In addition to being totally disorganized, this company canceled my reservations then KEPT my money. They lied to the credit card company and left court as the only alternative. There are a lot of good teachers out there. Skip this one.

16 Thank r w
Annapolis MD
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58 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2013

Best place to learn to sail -- supportive, clear and patient instructors -- women teaching women. No Captain Bly's in the mix...

1 Thank catecomm
Sanibel Island, Florida
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 February 2013

I feel very sad for all the ladies, that had a bad experience. I can honestly say, that I a wonderful time. Jennifer our instructor was wonderful. I learned so much and had a great experience all around. As a bonus Jennifer is a first class cook and a very cool gal.

3 Thank sissijanku
Locust Grove, Virginia, United States
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71 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2012

As a Pastor I need to warn you to beware of Womanship. One of the troops from our church schedules and paid for a trip with Womanship only to have this company refuse to take responsibility is filling out the proper insurance forms. Because the forms were not filled out, the trip could not be approved and was cancelled. Womanship... More 

23 Thank Adam C
Haddonfield, New Jersey
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245 reviews
63 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2012

We had excellent instructors (Bob and Brian) who taught us what we wanted to learn and had infinite patience. Ours was not a usual class. We went out for dinner and drinks in Annapolis each night. Our instructors were actually not scheduled to teach our class and subbed in at the last minute. We were very happy because Bob and... More 

1 Thank Karen A
Orange, Virginia
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10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2012

We want to let all in the sailing community know that you have a shark in your midst. Womanship.com, a worldwide sailing company that professes it can lead anyone on a learning adventure contracted with our group of 11 and 12 year old Girl Scouts on the Chesapeake Bay in June, 2012. We spent time coming to an agreed upon... More 

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Caribbean84, Course Coordinator at Womanship, responded to this review

The Womanship Sailing School has taught Girl Scouts for more than 20 years. We deeply admire and respect the Girl Scouts program. Most of us were scouts ourselves. Not unexpectedly, the statement that “Girl Scouting builds girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place” resonates in the Womanship mission that nurtures personal growth, leadership, collaboration... More 

Brighton, Michigan
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2012

The instructors, when we had them, were excellent and not a part of the problem. The administration of this company don't return phone calls or contact their patrons in a timely or helpful manner. If we hadn't contacted them to be sure before the first day (after we got there), we would have been waiting at the wrong dock. They... More 

19 Thank Cindy W
Brighton, Michigan
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2012

On May 19, 2011 myself and four other women drove approximately 700 miles from Michigan to Annapolis, Maryland for a sailing class with Womanship. For this course we each paid $785.00 for what was promised and contracted for a three day course. Upon our arrival in Annapolis, we called the Womanship office and arranged to meet with their representative on... More 

17 Thank Marcy A

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