Mark your calendars and register now! We’ve added an additions course date of January 20-22 for our renowned online comprehensive course on coastal navigation and piloting. Our curriculum will cover charts and features, compass errors, plotting, triangulation, dead reckoning, route planning, tides, current vectors, aids to navigation and an introduction to electronic navigation. The course text will be US Sailing’s Coastal Navigation book. This is an ideal course for anyone who wants to develop a solid foundation in navigation principles. This course includes US Sailing certification upon completion of the Coastal Navigation written exam which is taken individually at your home sometime after you have completed the course.
This week we held our last official class for the season with a 4 day Performance Sailing Class. We had 3 energetic sailors from the New York area participate in this class where we covered everything from Sail Trim and Balance techniques, J80 Polar diagrams, Velocity Made Good (VMG), Target boat speed and Asymmetric spinnaker rigging and flying.
It’s beautiful day on the Chesapeake Bay!
And the season is not over yet.
JWorld Annapolis offers courses up to first week of November.
But you need to book soon!
Grab your partner and/or friends and let’s sail!
Contact us today 410.280.2040
Also, be sure to check our calendar for our Fall and Winter Online seminars!
2022 Dates: August 1-5. Registration is now open!
Whether your child has done any dinghy sailing or has never set foot on a boat, J World Annapolis’ Kids on Keelboats is a great introduction to the joy of sailing keelboats. We take our normal content-rich Basic Keelboat course and adapt it to engage and challenge both seasoned dinghy sailors as well as first timers. Taught aboard our fast, fun and safe J/80’s, the Kids on Keelboats course is all about sailing and fun! The course is focused on developing wind awareness, sail trim, boat handling, seamanship, navigation and general sailing skills. And each student will earn a US Sailing Basic Keelboat certification.
Kids on Keelboats is a five-day course starting Monday, August 1st and runs from 9AM to 4PM each day. Call us at (410) 280-2040 or visit: https://jworldannapolis.com/course/kids-on-keelboats/
We’re very excited to have students back out on the water! Thank you to Coach Lorenzo for giving the first students of 2021 an excellent day 1!
A gift certificate for one of J World Annapolis’ Online Seminars, or a Three-Hour FIRSTSail lesson makes a great gift for the sailor in your life. All of our three-hour evening seminars are under $100 and cover topics that are designed to enhance a sailor’s knowledge and enjoyment on the water. If you have a budding sailor, a three-hour group sailing lesson is a great way to try sailing with only a small commitment of time.
Just call us at (410) 280-2040 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll get a gift certificate out to you.
Happy Holidays from the J World Team!
J World Buffs are available for $10. Stop by and pick one up for you and your sailing companions!
If you didn’t make it to Boat Show, check out what you missed. And if you WERE there, you can commiserate! But not even police tape around our booth didn’t stop J World Annapolis – check it all out…
Part of being safe on the water is knowing where you are, and how to get where you want safely and efficiently. J World’s Basic Piloting & Local Navigation course is a one-day, introductory seminar designed for any boater who wants more confidence in reading a chart, interpreting and using aides to navigation (buoys, daymarks, lights and ranges), plotting basic courses and taking a GPS or visual fix. The course is taught using local area charts of Annapolis Harbor and the nearby Chesapeake Bay.
2020 Season Dates:
Course tuition is $125.
For more information and to register, email us at email@example.com or call (410) 280-2040.