This introduction to sailing course is intended to help attendees understand more about the sport of sailing. We will review boat types, basic sailing skills, boating safety, and review many basic aspects of the sport. This course is structured to make you feel comfortable in seeking more information, and to give you an exposure to sailing. It is not intended to develop sailing proficiency.
Attendees will receive a US Sailing basic sailing instruction book, will view videos, practice some hands-on skills, and have the opportunity to go sailing with a CLSA member. The cost is $25. If a family member attends with you, there is no fee for the additional person as you can share the book.
The course is held rain or shine.
Attendees are encourage to bring an appropriate PFD with them. Limited loaner PFD's are available for those do not have access to their own.
Saturday session will start at 9:00 with introductions, and conclude around 4:00 pm.
Sunday session will start at 9:00 and conclude around noon. Attendees that are interested in going out on the race course Sunday afternoon to observe racing are invited to ride on the committee vessels.