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REGISTRATION FOR 2014 CLASSES!

Introduction to Sailing Lessons

This spring SEA, a non-profit community boating organization, will be offering adult sailing lessons off Dock A at the Loch Lomond Marina on Saturdays. Maximum of 8 students per class.

Module 1 will be tought on the docks 

Modules 2 and 3 will be taught on the water using SEA’s 16.5’ Catalina keelboats.

Lesson fees are $50 for Module 1 and $200 each for Modules 2 and 3. With prepayment, all three modules are $425.

 

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Introduction to Sailing: Session I (April)

Module 19am-1pm on the docks
Saturday, March 29

Module 2: 10am-4pm on the water
Saturday, April 5 & Saturday, April 12

Module 3: 10am-4pm on the water
Saturday, April 19 & Saturday, April 26

 Registration for Session 1

Introduction to Sailing Session II (May)

Module 19am-1pm on the docks
Saturday, April 26

Module 2: 10am-4pm on the water
Saturday, May 3 & Saturday, May 10

Module 3: 10am-4pm on the water
Saturday, May 17 & Saturday, May 24 

 Registration for Session 2

Introduction to Sailing Session III (June)

Module 19am-1pm on the docks
Saturday, May 31

Module 2: 10am-4pm on the water
Saturday, June 7 & Saturday, June 14

Module 3: 10am-4pm on the water
Saturday, June 21 & Saturday, June 28

Registration for Session 3

Introduction to Sailing Session IV (July)

Module 19am-1pm on the docks
Saturday, July 5

Module 2: 10am-4pm on the water
Saturday, July 12 & Saturday, July 19

Module 3: 10am-4pm on the water
Saturday, July 26 & Saturday, August 2

 Registration for Session 4

Introduction to Sailing Session V (August)

Module 19am-1pm on the docks
Saturday, August 2

Module 2: 10am-4pm on the water
Saturday, August 9 & Saturday, August 16

Module 3: 10am-4pm on the water
Saturday, August 23 & Saturday, August 30

 Registration for Session 5

Introduction to Sailing Session VI (September)

Module 19am-1pm on the docks
Saturday, September 6

Module 2: 10am-4pm on the water
Saturday, September 13 & Saturday, September 20

Module 3: 10am-4pm on the water
Saturday, September 27 & Saturday, October 4

Registration for Session 6

Cost: $450 | $425 Prepaid
Location: Loch Lomond Marina
Prerequisites:
 None 
Days: Five Days
9:00am - 1:00pm   for Module 1   
10:00am - 4:00pm   for Modules 2 & 3

Boats: 16.5' Keelboats

 

 

 

Details

Upon successful completion, sailor will demonstrate his or her knowledge of:

 

  • Safety: Proper clothing and footwear, selection and use of personal flotation device (PFD), dock safety, prevention and treatment of hypothermia, water hazards and area awareness
  • Parts of a sailboat: hull, shrouds, stays, sheets, mainsail and jib, boom and mast, gooseneck, stern, headstay, standing and running rigging, etc

  • Functions of the following: Main and jib sheets, boomvang, halyards, outhaul, tiller, telltails, cunningham, etc.

  • Define terms: Port and starboard, astern, aft, heel, helmsman, transom, gudgeon and pintle, etc.
  • Seamanship: Without an instructor or direction: Hoist sails, demonstrate reefing the main, act as helm and crew tacking and jibing (with correct helm and crew communication; on upwind and downwind course), departure from and return to dock, getting into and out of irons, heading up and heading down, crew overboard procedures, sailing solo under light winds and seas
  • SEA_Adult_Sailing_Mainsheet

    Navigation: Apply the USCG Navigation Rules for prevention of collision
  • Knots: Tie without assistance in less than 20 seconds: Bowline, figure 8, cleat hitch, reef (square) knot, round turn and 2 half hitches, sheet bend
  • SEA offers a range of adult sailing. The goal of our courses is to help each student to become a competent sailing crewmember and skipper.

 

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Sailing Lessons Sausalito San Rafael - San Francisco Sailing Lessons

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BEGINNING SAILING LESSONS WILL BE OFFERED DURING SPRING SEMESTER

by Sailing Education Adventures (SEA) with 30 years of Community Sailing

Days:  Three Fridays:  April 4, 11 and 25  (rain date on May 2)

Time:  12:30 – 4:00 PM 

With one orientation meeting on campus prior to April 4 - TBA

Place:  Loch Lomond Marina – on Pt. San Pedro Road (2nd St) toward China Camp

A Dock
110 Loch Lomond Drive, San Rafael
(google map)

Cost:  $150 for three lessons (must take all three)

Scholarships:  Dominican students (only) may be able to receive a $50 scholarship  Contact:  Alice Cochran at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Must register by March 1, 2014 at the SEA website using a credit card (through PayPal access) below.

 


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