Sailing Exploration


Length: Class meets once. Total of 1 hour of instruction.

Equipment Used: RS Venture, 16ft keelboat

Cost: Free for everyone.

This one-day introductory class is for participants who want to try sailing to see if they would be interested in enrolling in a sailing class.  Time will be on-the-water in the boat focusing on equipment orientation and what can be expected in other sailing classes.  Topics that will be covered will include:

  • Safe boating foundation such as proper clothing and lifejacket use, weather conditions, water conditions/hazards, and others.
  • Sailing topics such as communication, rigging, points-of-sail, right of way, safety, and others.