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 12-hour course will be divided into 6 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 – 8 Price – $395
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 – 8 Price – $395
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
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.
Call our office 504.233.3292 for more details and scheduling.