Line Splicing

Line Splicing

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Learn how to make a loop in your new docklines or how to splice a new shackle onto your halyards yourself this winter with SEAS at our new splicing workshop. We’ll go over proper whipping and seizing procedures, how to make an eye splice in 3-strand rope (dockline/anchor lines), double braid rope (many halyards and sheets) or 12-strand rope (high-tech lifelines, control lines).  This is a useful skill for those who sail any kind of boat - keelboats, Lightnings and other dinghies!

Basic Weather Patterns

Basic Weather Patterns

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Have you ever wondered how weather works beyond just watching the Weather Channel or checking an App? This course will give you a foundation to build your weather acumen, you will learn how to interpret weather maps, where to find alerts, and begin to learn about local weather phenomenon to better prepare you for a safe and fun time out on the water.

Speaker: TBA

Sailing Rules & Mock Protest Hearing

Sailing Rules & Mock Protest Hearing

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This session is for current and aspiring sailboat racers looking to review or learn more about the Racing Rules of Sailing. Common questions and recent rule changes will be focused on such as mark rounding situations, penalty turns, and how class rules can change certain rules will be discussed. Bring your own questions for the group to discuss! The session will conclude with a mock protest hearing for some great practice!

Speaker(s): TBA

Accelerated Safe Poweboat Handling

Accelerated Safe Poweboat Handling

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This 8- to 12-hour hands-on, on-the-water course is for anyone who has taken a classroom boating course but needs experience to safely operate a small motorboat and improve their boathandling skills. Students will be expected to study the course materials at home to challenge and pass a written exam covering equipment requirements, rules of the road, aids to navigations, preparation, environment regulations, safety and emergencies. This course focuses on hands-on application of all skills, consequently it is NOT approved by the U.S. Coast Guard or the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators (NASBLA) as meeting requirements for a state boating safety education certificate. 

Safe Powerboat Handling

Safe Powerboat Handling

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This 16-hour hands-on, on-the-water course is for anyone who wants to learn how to safely operate a small motorboat and improve their boathandling skills. No previous experience is required! The US Coast Guard and the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators (NASBLA) have approved this course and an increasing number of states have recognized it as meeting their requirements for a State Boating Education Certificate. These national and state approvals call for the course to include a total of six to eight hours of classroom sessions covering required education topics.

First Sail

First Sail

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The First Sail Experience is a two-hour lesson offered to anyone through a growing list of First Sail Locations, comprised of community sailing centers, sailing schools and yacht clubs around the country.

This unique opportunity offers beginners an introduction to sailing in a casual setting and is designed to provide a memorable experience that will motivate newcomers to continue sailing.

First Sail

First Sail

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The First Sail Experience is a two-hour lesson offered to anyone through a growing list of First Sail Locations, comprised of community sailing centers, sailing schools and yacht clubs around the country.

This unique opportunity offers beginners an introduction to sailing in a casual setting and is designed to provide a memorable experience that will motivate newcomers to continue sailing.

Basic Keelboat Certification

Basic Keelboat Certification

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Are you dreaming of learning the skills required to sail a boat under your command? This is your first step!

SEAS is offering the Basic Keelboat Class with the curriculum created  by US Sailing. Those who take this course will learn how to properly prepare a boat to sail, leave the dock/mooring, control a boat in confined waters, navigation rules and tips, control a boat in open waters, heavy weather sailors, safety and emergency procedures and more. Those who pass this class will receive a Basic Keelboat Certification from US Sailing.

First Sail

First Sail

Sheboygan Yacht Club (map)

The First Sail Experience is a two-hour lesson offered to anyone through a growing list of First Sail Locations, comprised of community sailing centers, sailing schools and yacht clubs around the country.

This unique opportunity offers beginners an introduction to sailing in a casual setting and is designed to provide a memorable experience that will motivate newcomers to continue sailing.

First Sail

First Sail

Sheboygan Yacht Club (map)

The First Sail Experience is a two-hour lesson offered to anyone through a growing list of First Sail Locations, comprised of community sailing centers, sailing schools and yacht clubs around the country.

This unique opportunity offers beginners an introduction to sailing in a casual setting and is designed to provide a memorable experience that will motivate newcomers to continue sailing.

Accelerated Keelboat Fundamentals

Accelerated Keelboat Fundamentals

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This course is designed to present the basics required to successfully and safely sail a small keelboat. SEAS instructors are US Sailing Basic Keelboat Certified Instructors and this course will have a maximum 4:1 Student to Instructor ratio to ensure the most attention possible while on the water.

This course is great for crew wishing to learn more, families to sail together, and new boaters not ready to commit the time or money to the four day Basic Keelboat course. 

Basic Keelboat Certification

Basic Keelboat Certification

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Are you dreaming of learning the skills required to sail a boat under your command? This is your first step!

SEAS is offering the Basic Keelboat Class with the curriculum created  by US Sailing. Those who take this course will learn how to properly prepare a boat to sail, leave the dock/mooring, control a boat in confined waters, navigation rules and tips, control a boat in open waters, heavy weather sailors, safety and emergency procedures and more. Those who pass this class will receive a Basic Keelboat Certification from US Sailing.

First Sail

First Sail

Sheboygan Yacht Club (map)

The First Sail Experience is a two-hour lesson offered to anyone through a growing list of First Sail Locations, comprised of community sailing centers, sailing schools and yacht clubs around the country.

This unique opportunity offers beginners an introduction to sailing in a casual setting and is designed to provide a memorable experience that will motivate newcomers to continue sailing.

First Sail

First Sail

Sheboygan Yacht Club (map)

The First Sail Experience is a two-hour lesson offered to anyone through a growing list of First Sail Locations, comprised of community sailing centers, sailing schools and yacht clubs around the country.

This unique opportunity offers beginners an introduction to sailing in a casual setting and is designed to provide a memorable experience that will motivate newcomers to continue sailing.

Basic Keelboat Certification

Basic Keelboat Certification

Sheboygan Yacht Club (map)

Are you dreaming of learning the skills required to sail a boat under your command? This is your first step!

SEAS is offering the Basic Keelboat Class with the curriculum created  by US Sailing. Those who take this course will learn how to properly prepare a boat to sail, leave the dock/mooring, control a boat in confined waters, navigation rules and tips, control a boat in open waters, heavy weather sailors, safety and emergency procedures and more. Those who pass this class will receive a Basic Keelboat Certification from US Sailing.