Sail Martha’s Vineyard will be moving to a new home port next month, as the sailing instruction nonprofit changes its headquarters to the Tisbury Marketplace.

The new offices will be on the second floor of the building occupied by Hospice of Martha’s Vineyard.

“We’re moving because it’s the right time, and we have the right opportunity for us,” Sail MV director Brock Callen said.

The organization has been headquartered in its present location on Main street in Vineyard Haven for more than 15 years. The historic schoolhouse building is owned by the Martha’s Vineyard Preservation Trust, who have been “extraordinarily generous to us” over the years, Mr. Callen said.

The move to the Tisbury Marketplace “rings with what we’re doing,” he said. "We’re delighted that the board has decided this was the way to go." There is more parking available at the marketplace, in addition to an improved heating systems inside the new space. The offices are closer to the Gannon and Benjamin boatyard, where Sail MV students do apprenticeships, and from the back windows, the organization’s newest addition, a Concordia yawl named Dolce, is visible in its winter berth.

The new headquarters offers ample meeting space and office space, Mr. Callen said, but it does not have a classroom area as the current building does.

“We’ll be making arrangements to make sure we have that option available to us,” he said.