Learn to Sail Course Descriptions

IMG_0137.jpgOpti Program

Opti Seaman
(Beginner, ages 6-7)

This 6-week Evening class is geared for our littlest sailors with an emphasis placed on safety, learning, and fun! Students are introduced to water safety, boat controls (main sheet and tiller), basic sailing maneuvers (tacking and jibing), and wind, through classroom and on-the-water activities. Our goal is to create a positive learning environment so our little ones are excited to sail.
Tues/Thurs evenings, 6-8:30PM
Class size limited to 14.

Opti Mate
(Beginner and Imtermediate, ages 8-10)

This 8-week class is for our younger sailors who want to participate in our traditional all day program. Students sail independently in our Optimist dinghies under the close supervision of instructors and participate daily in classroom lessons and land-based activities. The curriculum emphasizes terminology, basic seamanship (knot tying, rigging), basic boat handling (steering, sail trim, capsize recovery) and course sailing.
Mon/Wed or Tues/Thurs 9AM-4PM,
Class size limited to 14.

420 Program

8 Week Learn to Sail
(Ages 10-16) Student must be 10 by May 1st

This 8-week 420 class introduces sailors to the basics of sailing. The curriculum emphasizes terminology, wind and water theory, water safety, boat controls, sailing maneuvers, upwind and downwind sailing, and right-of-way rules through on land and on-the-water activities. As students progress curriculum emphasizes terminology, basic seamanship skills (knot tying, rigging), basic boat handling (steering, sail trim, capsize recovery), basic course sailing, introduction to the spinnaker, and beginner racing.
Mon/Wed Class
Tues/Thurs Class
All Day Friday Class
Mon/ Wed &  Friday     3 Days of Sailing, Save $150.00 off List Price!
Tues/Thurs & Friday    3 Days of Sailing, Save $150.00 off List Price! 
9AM -4PM
Class size limited to 36, Friday class 30.

Adult Program

Learn to Sail
(Ages 18-Up)

Chose a full 8-week course or your choose of (2) 4 Week Classes. We focus on the theory of sailing, terminology, rigging and de-rigging, equipment stowage and care, personal safety, knots, safety on the dock and on the water, points of sail, small boat handling, right-of-way rules, capsize and man overboard procedures, and much more. Classes are taught in the 420 and limited to 2 students per boat. Tuition fees include US SAILING textbook.
Students with a Skipper rating will be separated for advanced lessons

Mon/Wed Evenings 6PM - Sundown
Session #1 - June 12 - July 5
Session #2 - July 10 - August 2
Group Discount- Get a Group of 6 for the price of 5. 

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