Adult Courses

If you are interested in sailing courses let us know. We are booking our Summer 2017 Sessions now. We keep a list and let you know when we get enough people together to hold the class. Things we have soon are VHF Radio (DSC), Coastal Navigation, Basic and Intermediate Cruising. We may even get some more people together and run a First Aid Course. Check with us for current pricing and dates

Any of the following Standards may be taught as part of a formal program with other students or as private lessons aboard your own boat.

INTRODUCTION TO BOATING Introduces novice boaters to safe practices in preparing to leave the dock, while underway, and when returning to dock.

BASIC CREW To be able to cruise safely by day in local waters as crew of a sloop rigged keel boat, 20-30 feet, in moderate wind and sea conditions.

RESTRICTED RADIO Operator's Certificate (Maritime) ROC(M) (VHF Radio) Anyone operating a fixed or portable marine radio in a pleasure boat is required by law to have a Restricted Operator's Certificate (Maritime).

COASTAL NAVIGATION To be able to demonstrate the navigational theory required to safely navigate a sailboat in coastal or inland waters. The course is available by correspondence

BASIC CRUISING To be able to cruise safely in local waters as both skipper and crew in moderate wind and sea conditions by day. This course is designed for the novice sailor and those with little experience on cruising sailboats in tidal waters.

INTERMEDIATE CRUISING To be able to cruise safely in familiar waters as both skipper and crew in moderate wind and sea conditions by day. Emphasizes on-the-water skills including cruise planning and practical navigation.

ADVANCED CRUISING To be able to operate day or night in coastal waters in any weather. Available upon request.

All the above standards are available by private instruction. If you would like to join a class, check with us for current availability and prices