If you are a complete beginner or have not sailed in several years and would like an in-depth review or contribute as a crew member our Basic Keelboat & Qualified Crew sailing course is what you want. This course will enable you to obtain the theory and practical skill needed. You will learn safety, rules of the road, maneuvering under power, sail management, and sail trim, maneuvering under sail, anchoring, docking, knots, and applications, dealing with emergencies such as man overboard. This course is two full days (12 to 16 hours) on the water. After successfully completing this class you will be capable of safely participating as a crew member or sailing a small sailboat.
None, this is an introductory learn-to-sail course
- Sailing terminology
- Points of Sail
- Dock Departure & Return
- USCG safety equipment requirements and use
- Navigation Rules
- Basic Sail Trim
- Aids to Navigation
- Proper Use of Deck Hardware & Safety Equipment
- Sail deployment and proper stowing
- Man Overboard (MOB) recovery
- VHF communications
- Anchoring and Mooring
- Coping with emergencies
Enrollment: $675 per person including materials. 50% deposit at enrollment. Full payment due 30 days before scheduled class. Class size is limited to five students.
Call for special pricing to hold this class on your boat.