You will learn to sail a boat of about 30 feet in length in light to moderate winds and sea conditions in familiar waters without supervision. This is our most basic course, and no auxiliary power or navigation skills required.
Course description – demonstrated ability to skipper a sloop-rigged keelboat of approximately 20 to 30 feet in length by day in light to moderate winds and sea conditions. Knowledge of basic sailing terminology, parts and functions, helm commands, basic sail trim, points of sail, buoyage, seamanship and safety including basic navigation rules to avoid collisions and hazards. Auxiliary power operation is not required.