Our basic boat handling course provides you with the fundamental skills necessary to properly navigate a sailboat: basic seamanship, rules of the road, raising sails, docking, sail trims and steering. This course is set-up to take you from a novice to a confident sailor, over the course of the Series.
You will have 6 lessons of 2 hours each with a USCG certified captain who has years of sailing experience. These lessons will help you confidently navigate your own vessel or one of the boats in our Sailing Club!
- Safety on a boat
- Understand & finding the wind
- How to use the wind to move the boat
- Sailing upwind and downwind
- Stopping & getting out of “irons”
- Tacking & Gybing
- COB maneuvers
- Rules of the waterways
- and more…
Lessons will typically be set up every week at the same time for 6 consecutive weeks. If you need to make an exception let us know and we will work with you.
Time are typically:
- 10:00 am
- 12:30 pm
- 3:30 pm