Basic Keelboat Sailing 1
Prerequisites: None. No sailing experience required.
Description: This is the first half of the Basic Keelboat certification course. It can also be taken as an introduction to sailing. This course runs 9:30 to 4:30 for 2 consecutive days. There is 2 hours of classroom instruction from 9:30am to 11:30 am with a break for lunch followed by 4 hours on the water sailing instruction. This class includes all course handouts and study materials. In this class you’ll learn terminology, nomenclature, sail theory, sail trim, points of sail, tacking and jibing, steering, wind recognition, motoring and docking, setting up and putting away the boat, knots, safety, teamwork and more. Maximum 4 students per boat.