Basic Crewing/Sailing Course   - Seattle - 2019

Sailing Course

Basic Crewing/Sailing Course

Basic Crewing/Sailing Course - Seattle

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; Friday, April 5, and Tuesdays April  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 - in May and June dates to be determined after course starts. SIGN UP NOW!!

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