Suddenly, Des Moines Marina


Sail - Suddenly, Des Moines Marina

Experienced sail outing on S/V Suddenly for Tacoma Mountaineer Sailing course students which applies as credit toward the four required sails to graduate.

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  • Moderate

Meet at B dock at 6:00 pm at Des Moines Marina. Always a good idea to confirm with the skipper one hour in advance to departure.  Bring weather appropriate clothing and 10 essentials.

This outing is targeted for those students currently enrolled in the Basic Sailing course offered by the Tacoma Mountaineers. Others should contact skipper before enrolling. Thank you.


Suddenly, Des Moines Marina

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

The Sailing Essentials

Don’t leave the dock without these items! They make sailing safer for you and your crewmates. As a carrier, use a soft duffel bag for easy stowing without metal buckles that can scratch woodwork.

  • Non-skid deck shoes (or sea boots) with non-marking soles.
  • Heavy-duty gloves (preferably leather) for line handling (fingertips cut off is OK).
  • Warm clothing head to foot (Note: The ambient temperature on the water is usually lower than on land).
  • Foul-weather gear
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Knife on lanyard
  • Whistle on a lanyard
  • Food and drink
  • Headlamp or flashlight
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