Basic Crewing/Sailing Course   - Tacoma - 2015

Sailing Course

Basic Crewing/Sailing Course

Basic Crewing/Sailing Course - Tacoma


This course will give the students an opportunity to learn basic crewing skills, nomenclature of a keelboat/sailboat, basic sail trim, points of sail, basic water safety while on a sailboat, what to wear and what gear you will need, learning basic knots and an introduction to navigation. Most importantly we hope you will leave with a new love of wind and sail!

To achieve the Sailing Badge students must attend 3 "in class" sessions that will meet for 3 consecutive Mondays, April 6, 13th and 20th. Classes will be 2 hours 1830-2030. 

Students will be required to complete 2 sails the first 2 weeks of the course.  Times to be determined.  There will be 2 more sails that students will need to complete no later than June 28th.  We will discuss this more in detail during the classroom sessions.

**Students will be required to purchase the book Basic Keelboat by US Sailing.  It can be purchased on for approximately $14.00.  This book is required at the "in class" sessions and will be referenced for the quizzes.

For any questions you can contact co-leaders Mark Cole or Terri Benz: (you may have to copy and paste the email addresses because the links may not be  working at this time).

Badges you will earn: