Adult Sailing Course Description

Sailing is a lifetime sport. You are never too old to start, or old enough to stop; sailing is a sport to be enjoyed throughout life.

Learn to Sail

8-week course (Monday evenings)
June 11 - July 30
Cost: *$350

The Erie Yacht Club Adult Sailing Program combines dockside instruction and on-the-water learning within a framework of a fun and social setting. The curriculum focuses on the theory of sailing, terminology, rigging and de-rigging, 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 teamwork.

Classes are taught aboard J/22s and Club 420s.

Tuition fees include US SAILING textbook. Class size limited to 30 Adults.

Discounts available. $50 off for multiple students in the same family. One discount available per family.

Important Dates

Program Orientation: Monday June 4th, Rickloff Community Boathouse, 7:30pm
First Class: Monday June 11
Last Class: Monday July 30
Adult Sailing Picnic: Monday August 6th


Questions? Call us (814) 453-4931 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.