Camp 8, July 30 – Aug 3, Beginner I & II

Class Price: $250.00

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Description

BEGINNER SAILING I

Ages 7 – 17
Camps 1 – 8 will have Beginner Sailing I
Monday – Friday, 9am – 4pm
Cost:  $250
(Optional Shuttle Service has been cancelled due to very low participation) 

Never too young to sail! This program is designed to help young children become more comfortable around the water and on boats. Young students will participate in the basic learning activities and games with a focus on building confidence, safety, and fun.

The older students will learn safety skills such as righting a capsized boat, as well as basic nomenclature and rigging/derigging skills. The students will learn how to safely leave and return to the beach and will be able to sail more confidently. The basics of tacking, jibing, and docking/beaching will be covered.

General water safety rules, Equipment maintenance, Capsize drill, Knowledge of wind direction, Sailing Position, Knot tying (eight, square, bowline), Knowledge of boat parts, Rigging, De-rigging, Reaching, Safety position, Tacking, Jibing, Beach landing, Basic sail trim, Upwind/Downwind Sail Trim, Points of Sail, Hiking Tiller, and Getting out of Irons.

 

BEGINNER SAILING II

Ages 9 – 18
Camps 2, 4, 6, 8 will have Beginner Sailing II
Monday – Friday, 9am – 4pm
Cost:  $250
(Optional Shuttle Service has been cancelled due to very low participation) 

This class is for kids who have the basics covered and are ready to expand their skills. Sailors will work on sailing more efficiently including tacking, jibing, upwind and downwind sailing. Sailors should feel comfortable sailing independently. This class is a continuation of Beginner Sailing I and a stepping stone to Beginner Racing I (coming soon).