Sailing Starts Monday, September 14th, 2019 @ 7 pm. once a week on Mondays. This will be an in class instruction with a minimum of 6 and a max of 8. All students and instructor will wear masks, and temperatures will be taken prior to entering the building while practicing Social Distancing seating. The instructor John Schaefer is a seasoned sailor who spends months sailing around the islands every year and has a wealth of knowledge to share with his students.
Sailing course created to serve the needs of the novice and experienced sailor, as well as the non-sailor, for basic skills and knowledge. The course starts with basic sailboat designs and nomenclature, rigging, safety, and sail processes and then tackles the physical aspects of sailing forces and techniques. Students will have the option to take an addition 2 hour Sailing Class to learn hands-on the in a sailboat for an additional $20 fee (not included).
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$75.00 per student includes USPS SAIL Textbook included. Extra fee for hands on Sailing at Tigertail park (estimate cost $25-$35)
Students will learn parts of a sail, sail handling, sail terminology, types of boats & hull types, wind, Navigation Rules, Marlinespike, Seamanship, Docking & Anchoring, sailing in weather, and sailing safely.
Students will gain a better understanding of sailboats, parts, terminology, what makes them go, Navigation Rules, and safe sailing.
USPS SAIL Course book, pen/pencil, highlighter, notepad
Main Sail Trimming by Felix Marks (available through Amazon)