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Our Sailing School is Accredited by US Sailing

Looking for the best sailing education available? You’ve come to the right place! US Sailing, the National Governing Body for the Sport of Sailing, has been serving sailors since 1897 and our commitment to our more than 45,000 members is to provide a safe, fun and successful experience.

US Sailing Accredited School

Basic Keelboat Certification

You will learn the fundamental principles of safe, confident daysailing on a keelboat ranging from 18 to 27 feet in length in light to moderate winds. Learn the basics while enjoying a beautiful day on the water. Students will see their confidence rise from day one to that of a competent sailor by the end of the course. Class Schedule

Challenge the course - A certification candidate may, with previous experience and competency, challenge the required prerequisite levels by completing the written and practical examinations for each required level.  Essentially, you will be taken for an on-the-water evaluation for the highest level of certification you are challenging.  Pass the practical and then take the exam for the appropriate certification levels.

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Performance Sailing with Spinnaker Endorsement

For those with sailing experience wishing to develop advanced sailing skills useful for racing and enjoyment, this is a 24-hour, 3-day course, maximum student-teacher ratio of 12-1, course materials should be studied before class. Learn to rig and use the spinnaker. Advanced docking maneuvers. Refine close-hauled, beam and broad reach, and running before the wind with spinnaker. Sailors refine tacking and jibing maneuvers with spinnaker suitable for racing. Spinnaker hoists, reach to reach jibes, sailing by the lee, stretch and blow and floater takedowns. Weather prediction, radio protocol, anchoring, and emergencies. Advanced sail theory, sail shaping, and sail control use including vang, outhaul, backstays, twings, barber-haulers, jib & main cunninghams, reefing, for light-medium-heavy air and transitions. Basic Part 2 (When boats Meet) Racing Rules of Sailing. Upon successful completion sailor will be deemed qualified to rent a small sailboat (under 30') to race from most any yacht charter or sailing school in the US. 1 Year US Sailing membership included. 

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