Understanding Sail Trim and Balance Seminar

Unlock the mystery of how and why sailboats work.  This course will help you understand everything from powering up in light air to depowering 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.

Understanding Sail Trim and Balance Seminar

Unlock the mystery of how and why sailboats work.  This course will help you understand everything from powering up in light air to depowering 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. 

Basic Keelboat / Sailing Fundamentals 5-Day

The curriculum includes rules of the road, maneuvering in tight areas, 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.

Basic Keelboat / Sailing Fundamentals 2-Weekend

Upon successful completion of Basic Keelboat, graduates will have successfully demonstrated the ability to responsibly skipper and crew a simple day sailing keelboat in familiar waters in light to moderate wind and sea conditions.

Sailing Fundamentals 2-day

Typically offered on the weekends our fundamentals curriculum presents key elements of sailing including terminology, steering and basic sail trim.  If conditions permit, you may have a brief introduction to additional areas including safety and navigation. These topics are covered in depth in our Sailing Fundamentals Five Day and two Weekend formats.  Upon completion, you will have knowledge and confidence to competently crew in protected waters in light to moderate conditions.

Basic Keelboat / Sailing Fundamentals 2-Weekend

Upon successful completion of Basic Keelboat, graduates will have successfully demonstrated the ability to responsibly skipper and crew a simple day sailing keelboat in familiar waters in light to moderate wind and sea conditions.

Sailing Fundamentals 2-day

Typically offered on the weekends our fundamentals curriculum presents key elements of sailing including terminology, steering and basic sail trim.  If conditions permit, you may have a brief introduction to additional areas including safety and navigation. These topics are covered in depth in our Sailing Fundamentals Five Day and two Weekend formats.  Upon completion, you will have knowledge and confidence to competently crew in protected waters in light to moderate conditions.

Basic Keelboat / Sailing Fundamentals 5-Day

The curriculum includes rules of the road, maneuvering in tight areas, 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.

Basic Keelboat / Sailing Fundamentals 5-Day

The curriculum includes rules of the road, maneuvering in tight areas, 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.

Basic Keelboat / Sailing Fundamentals 5-Day

The curriculum includes rules of the road, maneuvering in tight areas, 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.

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