Adult – Learn to Sail

Adult Sailing Program – Beginner Course

shark_24_photoThe Adult Learn to Sail Program provided by NOLSC offers beginner, intermediate, and advanced courses that provide a comprehensive and hands-on sailing experience.

The beginner course is held on Tuesday and Thursday evenings (6 -9pm) for 3 weeks in May, June, July, and August.

The course is designed for individuals who are completely new to sailing, and teaches participants:

  • Basic sailing skills
  • Outboard engine operation
  • Docking and launching
  • On water Safety

To Register for sailing lessons Click here.
To Learn more about our keel boat fleet Click here.

Adult Sailing Program – Intermediate Course

shark 24 webThe intermediate course is held on Monday and Friday evenings (6-9pm) for 3 weeks in May and June. The course slowly builds upon the skills learned in the beginner level and aims to:

  • Refine basic sailing skills
  • Introduce participants to intermediate sailing skills
  • Teach participants to competently use a spinnaker and adjust sail controls
  • Introduce participants to basic right of way and racing rules

To Register for sailing lessons Click here.
To Learn more about our keel boat fleet Click here.

Adult Sailing Program – Advanced Course

sailboat5The Advanced course is offered on select Saturday afternoons (12:30 to 5:00 pm) in May and June for 4 weeks.

The course builds upon the skills learned in the intermediate level. The course includes:

  • Introduction to Racing and the Racing Rules of Sailing
  • Getting around the Race Course
  • Start line tactics and strategies
  • Upwind and downwind tactics
  • Maximizing Speed upwind and downwind
  • Advanced sail controls

To Register for sailing lessons Click here.
To Learn more about our keel boat fleet Click here.

All sailing lessons are conducted on a 24ft keelboat with a maximum of 4 individuals per boat, providing individualized, one-on-one sailing instruction.

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