Five Day Community Sailing Program

Five Day Community Sailing Program

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$185

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Location

Winter Park Library

1052 W Morse Blvd

Winter Park, FL 32789

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Refund policy

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Eventbrite's fee is nonrefundable.

Learn sailing on Lake Baldwin, Winter Park, FL.

About this event

https://thesailingclub.us/classes/

The five day sailing program is held over 3 weeks. You will learn to sail a 14 foot Hunter 140 sailboat. There will be two shore classes held on a weekday in the first and third week from 6pm to 8pm at the Winter Park Library and three water classes held on each Saturday at Lake Baldwin from 9am to 1pm. The Eventbrite event date will be the first shore class. For the complete schedule visit https://thesailingclub.us/classes/#schedule. The tuition is $185 plus $15 for the Start Sailing Right! textbook by U.S. Sailing.

Prerequisites:

  • Sailing is a physical sport. Your training will include being seated on a one-foot high bench seat, moving from one side of the boat to the other, righting a capsized boat and climbing into the boats from the water. For your own safety, we require the following as a minimum for your ability to participate. You should be able to complete 5 standing squats, 2 knee push-ups, and swim 100 feet while wearing a PFD(life jacket). If you have any orthopedic or other health problems, please contact us before registering.
  • Students must bring their own Personal Flotation Device, aka Life Jacket.

All other equipment is provided.

Students may get a head start by reviewing the learning materials at https://thesailingclub.us/class-resources

Email classes@thesailingclub.us with any questions.

Topics Covered:

  • Points of Sail
  • Tacking and Jibing
  • Knots
  • Rules of the Road
  • Righting a capsized boat.
  • Recovering a person overboard

Refund Policy

You may receive a full refund until the start of the first day of class. Once you’ve started the class we cannot offer a refund. We may be able to move you to a different class at no additional charge.

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