CLASSES


Youth Learn-to-Sail Program

This is an introductory course in sailing designed for kids who:

  • Are 8-14 years old
  • Are able swimmers - there will be a swimming test the first day of class
  • Have an interest in learning to sail

The program is designed to teach:

  • Sailing terminology
  • Knot tying
  • Parts and rigging of Optimist sailboats
  • Launching and beaching
  • Points of sail
  • Self confidence in sailing by themselves in an Opti

Requirements:

  • 8-14 years of age
  • Able to swim
  • Closed-toe shoes with rubber soles
  • A change of dry clothes
  • Sunscreen
  • Registration, Medical and Indemnity forms

Classes are limited to 10 students to allow each student access to his/her own Optimist sailboat for instruction on the water. Classes will be given by a US Sailing certified instructor and one assistant. Emphasis will be on safety, fun and learning! Parent support is greatly appreciated.


Youth Level II Program

This class is designed for students who have already taken the Youth Learn-to-Sail Program and continues the instruction with more emphasis on improved boat handling of an Optimist and an introduction to racing. Class will be 15-18 hours of instruction.


After School Classes

We are working out schedules for an after school program. Please check back for more information.




2014 ADULT Learn-to-Sail Classes

Registration: 9:00AM to 10:00AM at Sailor's Point on specified date
Class Hours: 9:00AM to 5:30PM
Registration: Class Dates:

Session 1:

Jan 4 Jan 18 & 19 (Jan 25*)

Session 2:

Feb 1 Feb 15 & 16 (Feb 22*)

Session 3:

Mar 9 Mar 22 & 23 (Mar 29*)

Session 4:

Apr 12 Apr 26 & 27 (May 3*)

Session 5:

May 10 May 24 & 25 (May 31*)

Session 6:

Jun 8 Jun 22 & 23 (Jun 23*)

Session 7:

Jul 12 Jul 26 & 27 (Aug 2*)

Session 8:

Aug 16 Sep 27 & 28 (Sep 6*)

Session 9:

Sep 13 Sep 27 & 28 (Oct 4*)

Session 10:

Oct 4 Oct 18 & 19 (Oct 25*)

Session 11:

Nov 8 Nov 22 & 23 (Nov 29*)
* Weather make-up date, if needed

Fees: Hollywood residents & Club members - $120.00; Non-residents - $175.00

Boats Used for Class: Sunfish

Requirements:

  • Able to swim (swim test on 1st day)
  • Close-toed shoes with rubber soles
  • Water
  • Sunscreen
  • Registration, Medical and Indemnity forms

Directions and the Sailor's Point address can be found on the About Us page




For more information or to reserve a spot for the next class, please email us at anyonecan@learn2sail.org