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Hands-On and Classroom 10 week Sail course.

September 30 @ 19:00 - 21:00 EDT

$90.00 – $150.00

10 Week Sailing Course

Sailing Starts Monday, September 30th, 2019 @ 7 pm. once a week on Mondays.  The instructor John Schaefer is a seasoned sailorman 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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$90+tax for Members $150 +tax for all others. Includes Textbook and handouts.

 

General Information

Description

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.

Expectations and Goals

Students will gain a better understanding of sailboats, parts, terminology, what makes them go, Navigation Rules, and safe sailing.

Required Materials

USPS SAIL Course book, pen/pencil, highlighter, notepad

Optional Materials

Main Sail Trimming by Felix Marks (available through Amazon)

Course Schedule

Week Topic Reading Homework
9/30 Boat, Sail Plans, Boat Design & Hull Type CH 1, 2, 3 Ch 1, 2, 3
10/7 Standing Rigging, Sails, Running Rigging, Preparing to Sail CH 4, 5, 6, 11 Ch 4, 5, 6, 11

 

10/14 Wind, Sail Shape CH 9, 10 Ch 9, 10
10/27 Stability, Balance Ch 7, 8 Ch 7, 8
11/4 Tuning the Rig, Steering & Helmsmanship Ch 12, 13 Ch 12, 13
11/11 Sailing Upwind, Sailing Downwind Ch 14, 15 Ch 14, 15
11/18 Heavy Weather Sailing, Storm Conditions CH 17, 18 Ch 17, 18
11/25 Docking and Anchoring, Marlinespike Seamanship, Sailing Safely CH 19, 20, 21 Ch 19, 20, 21
12/2

 

 

Navigation Rules, Spinnaker Handling

Open, Review

 

 

Ch 22, 16 CH 22, 16  

 

 

Exam Schedule

Date Subject
12/9 Review
12/16 Exam
 

 

 

Tickets

Unlimited available
Member Sail Course Admission$90.00Pompano Beach Power Squadron Members Discounted price includes Sail Textbook and handouts
Unlimited available
Non Member Sail Ticket$150.00Non Member Sail Course admission. Includes Sail Textbook and handouts

Details

Date:
September 30
Time:
19:00 - 21:00
Cost:
$90.00 – $150.00
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Organizer

Boating Education PBPS
Phone:
754-444-1470
Email:
Education@PompanoBeachPowerSquadron.com
Website:
www.pompanosafeboating.com

Venue

Pompano Beach Sail & Power Squadron
3701 NE 18th Terrace
Pompano Beach, FL 33064 United States
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Phone:
(954) 782-7277