Activity Information


Basic Crewing/Sailing Course - Seattle

04/02/13 (Tue) - 04/30/13 (Tue)

Seattle Sailing

Alan Vogt

6:30 PM

Mountaineers Building

Member: $115.00 / Non Member: $180.00
Cancellation and Refund Policy


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 1, 8, 22, and 29, 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 15. There will be many to choose from.
  • Attendance at two experience sails - dates to be determined after course starts.



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.

This is no longer open for registration

11 on the wait list

Leaders: 3 space(s) open

Registration closed on Sun, Mar 31 at 5:00 PM