LET'S GO SAILING! Completion of course puts you on the crew list for FREE Mountaineers sails! Course Objectives: * Rig a sloop-rigged sailboat. * Assist in departing from and arriving at a dock under power. * Have a basic understanding of sail trim and sailboat maneuvering. * Understand basic personal gear requirements and safety practices for sailing under conditions which may be encountered during Mountaineers sails. * Be able to function as a crew member during a sail. * Have a basic understanding of charts and navigation aids. Course graduation requirements: * Attendance at all four classroom sessions; Tuesdays, April 2, 9, 23, and 30, 6:30-9:30 pm at the Seattle Mountaineers Program Center. * Attendance at one On-the-Dock/ First Training Sail session during the week of April 16. There will be many to choose from. * Attendance at two experience sails - dates to be determined after course starts. NEW INSTRUCTORS THIS YEAR!!! SIGN UP NOW!!
This is the best sailing deal in the Pacific Northwest due to the generosity of the volunteer skipper/instructors who donate their own time and personal sailboats each year.