• Sheboygan Youth Sailing Center (map)
  • 619 Broughton Drive
  • Sheboygan, WI, 53081
  • United States

Participants must attend all days listed to obtain certification:
Saturday, July 29, 9 am - 5 pm
Sunday, July 30, 9 am -  5pm

SEAS and Sheboygan Youth Sailing are partnering to present this weekend class on Keelboat Fundamentals. The course is comparable to the Sheboygan Youth Sailing Center Adult Level 1 course packed into one weekend. 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.

In this class you will learn both on shore and on the water:

  • Safety: clothing, sun protection, temperatures, life jackets
  • Rigging your boat
  • Tacking
  • Jibing
  • Points of sail and proper sail trim
  • Leaving/Returning to the dock
  • Heaving-to

Boats used: J/24
Class materials: Basic Keelboat textbook provided
Class min/max: 2/8

Cost: $200

Course cancellation policy: Cancellation with less than one week’s notice will result in a late fee equal to 25% of the course fee.
No refunds will be issued with less than 24 hour notice.

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