• Sailing Fundamentals

    Our beginner level courses are designed to insure you get off to a smooth start. First, you will be placed aboard with other students of similar skill and experience levels. Learn more

  • Introduction to Racing

    We will work on boathandling, sail trim and spinnaker handling during the first part of the week and then move on to starting and boat against boat speed and tactical drills. Learn more

  • U.S. Sailing Certifications

    Learning to sail is part dream, part great instruction, and part hands-on experience. All of these come together in the US Sailing Basic Keelboat Certification System. Learn more

Welcome to the 2018 sailing season.

Check out the calendar for some special events planned for this spring.

Thursday Night Racing Rules Seminar – This Thursday Evening

Thursday

Join us on Thursday, March 14 at 7pm at J Port for a Thursday Night Racing series overview and review of the racing rules, led by new TNR Race Director Bill Simon.

Join us to learn what’s new:
Online registration & payment
Online scoring from the RC Signal Boats
Scoring – every race is scored, with more dropped races
Additional course option
Text and email notifications for schedule changes
Crew sign-up for notifications

Rules Review
We will do a round-the-race course rules summary focusing on your questions, then provide a debrief of protests from last year. By focusing on prior protests, we’ll address the rules that are the most in question.

*J World Alumni and current Chesapeake Boating Club members are welcome to join this seminar, as well as compete in the TNR Series on J World boats!   Email us at info@jworldannapolis.com for more information.

Our Sail Trim & Balance Seminar is Right Around the Corner!

sail trim

 

Unlock the mystery of how and why sailboats work. This course will help you understand everything from powering up in light air to de-powering when it gets heavy, causes of weather helm and how to balance the boat, effects of all trim adjustments from vang and jib leads to mast bend and traveler. We also will talk about spinnaker handling, broaching and recovery plus much more. Finish this class with all the knowledge and theory to make you an expert. Our most popular seminar!

Join us next Saturday, March 9th for this one-day seminar that begins at 9am sharp. It’s a great way to shake off the winter cobwebs to start thinking about the upcoming sailing season.   And who doesn’t want to sail better?

Simply complete our online Registration Form and we’ll get you squared away.

A Jenga Battle for the Ages

J World Coaches in an epic Jenga battle on the beach in Anguilla during this year’s Alumni Cruise to the Leeward Islands.

This year’s Flotilla is now a memory, but be sure to stay tuned as plans are already underway for the 2020 Caribbean Flotilla.

 

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