Whether you’re an experienced sailor, or a beginner,
Downwind Sails has a sailboat just for you.


Downwind Sails has been sailing the Atlantic off the coast of Myrtle Beach since first opening our doors in 1974. We are home to a fleet of state of the art Hobie Cats that are sure to provide your family and friends with waves of fun in the sun! Downwind Sails offers rentals and lessons on one of our 14ft Hobie Wave and 16ft Hobie Getaway sailboats for the experienced seaman and beginners alike. If you are an experienced sailor, you may rent the vessel of your choice by the hour, day or week, depending on availability. If you are interested in learning the ways of the water, we offer professional lessons to sailors of all ages. Stop by our location or call today to begin your voyage!

  • 14 ft Hobie Wave and 16 ft Hobie Getaway Hourly, Daily and Weekly rentals depending on availability
  • Lessons – no prior experience required! 1/2 Hour of instruction and 1/2 Hour of sailing on your own!

Advance purchase recommended. Trips often sell out!