Making Life Better for Chautauqua Lake Patrons and Beyond!

Ready About Sailing currently has boats available for sale from Catalina Yachts, Zim Sailing & RS Sailing and carries a large inventory of canoes & kayaks from Old Town and Ocean Kayaks!

Contact us today!

Summer Slips & Winter Storage

READY ABOUT SAILING offers summer dock slips and winter storage at the Celoron location. Dock slips include the launching of the boat (crane or ramp), Wi-Fi, complimentary ice, electricity & water. Inside storage includes haul-out (crane or ramp). Call today to reserve your spot!

Sailboat Rentals and Sailing Trips

READY ABOUT SAILING on Chautauqua Lake offers a variety of sailboats for experienced sailors to rent* or the chance for anyone to book a group sailboat outing on Chautauqua Lake with an experienced skipper.


Sailing is the best way to take in the beauty of Chautauqua Lake and its charm. Using the wind as your only power, you cut through the water to enjoy the splendor of Chautauqua.


You may book a skippered group cruise aboard The Trumpeter a 27′ Pearson classic cruising sloop. Half-day and full-day cruises are available with plenty of room for six adults. Ice and refreshments will be provided. Greg Swan will be your host and skipper for your group outing aboard The Trumpeter.


Sailors may also arrange for beginner to advanced spinnaker racing sailing instruction.

Sailing Lessons

ASA School Sailing Lessons


READY ABOUT SAILING on Chautauqua Lake is an accredited American Sailing Association sailing school. Greg Swan is a certified American Sailing Association instructor.


Thanks to Ready About Sailing, you can learn the basics of sailing or prepare for bare-boat cruiser chartering with a certified course from ASA right here on Lake Chautauqua.


At Ready About Sailing, we can tailor the instruction to your needs. A variety of boats such as Precision 15K, Precision 165, and a Pearson 27 are available for sailing instruction. Courses focus both on the theory and practical aspects of sailing.

Ready About Sailing

PO Box 555

32 Venice Avenue

Celoron, New York 14720

Phone: (716) 664-3883 | Fax: (716) 664-2514


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