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Basic Keelboat Completion Course
June 17, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until June 19, 2016
Basic Keelboat 3-Day Completion Course
If you have already completed our Sailing Fundamentals 2-Day course, you are already well on your way to your US Sailing Basic Keelboat certification! With our 3-Day Basic Keelboat Completion course you can build on the boat handling, basic maneuvering, sail trim & balance you mastered in our Sailing Fundamentals course and complete your US Sailing Basic Keelboat certification in one 3-day weekend.
The 3-day curriculum includes rules of the road, light and heavy wind sailing techniques, principles of boat balance, seamanship skills, knots, reefing, anchoring, docking, mooring approaches, crew overboard recovery, basic navigation, introduction to spinnaker, crew responsibilities, and destination sailing. Classroom presentations include: Principles of Seamanship and Fundamentals of Navigation.
You will complete this class with the skills and confidence to competently skipper or crew a small to medium size keelboat in protected waters in light to moderate wind and waves. The US Sailing Basic Keelboat certification can be earned at the end of the course, as well as a one-year membership to US Sailing.