Adult Sailing Programs

Adult Sailing2022-08-17T12:57:52-05:00

Learn to Sail

Beginner Keelboat Course

Learn the fundamentals of sailing on the Independence 20s, a fixed keelboat which makes for a stable platform to learn. This course will teach you basic nomenclature, safety, knots, rigging, steering, how sails work, and rules of the road. This 10-hour course will be divided into 5 courses over a two-week time period. Classes meet on Saturdays and Sundays from 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm or Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm except for the first session which meets from 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm.
Capacity – 4
Price – $375

Dates

Session 1 – Session 15 SOLD OUT


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Intermediate Keelboat Course

The Intermediate Keelboat course will build upon lessons learned in the beginner class. Topics covered will include more advanced sail trim, balanced boat handling, and basic navigation. This 10-hour course will be divided into 5 courses over a two-week time period. The classes meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm or Saturday and Sundays from 9:00 am – 11:00 am.
Capacity – 4
Price – $375

Dates

Session 1 – 2 SOLD OUT

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Access Pass

Gain access to the fleet by purchasing an access pass. These affordable passes will allow you to cruise on Lake Pontchartrain, enjoy friendly racing, and attend special events. Fees from access passes will help support youth and adaptive initiatives. Sign up today to help support your sailing community.

Price

  • Student: $250

  • Individual: $350

  • Family: $500

  • Corporate: $2,000

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Family Sailing
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Women in the Wind

These clinics are designed for women of all skill sets and aim to cultivate a culture of positive female role models in sailing. These clinics can range from learning to sail, refinement of skills or focus on racing; each 2-hour course will be customized to students’ goals. Classes meet Mondays from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm.
Capacity 8
Price $32/person

Dates

June 6, 13, 20, & 27

July 11, 18, & 25

August 1, 8, 15, & 22

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Group & Corporate Outings

Sailing is the perfect platform for team building. It brings together a group of individuals who must communicate and act as a cohesive unit to move the boat forward. We can customize each event to accomplish your group’s goals, from teaching basic fundamentals of crew work to having teams navigate around the racecourse.

Dates

Call our office 504.233.3292 for more details and scheduling.

Capacity

21

Price

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FAQs

What about girls and women?2020-06-22T19:07:19-05:00

Giving girls and women opportunities is an important priority – a great activity to be tackled on equal footing.

What about adults and families?2020-06-22T19:06:00-05:00

There will be adult sailing classes. And qualified adults will be able to register to take out the keelboats. Individuals and companies will do that through registration fees and program fees.

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