Jul
22
Mon
2019
(ACY-1) Youth Adventure Cruising-Week 1 (Ages 8-12) @ Bellingham Yacht Club
Jul 22 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Youth Adventure Cruising

Note: This is a half-day class, 5 days: Monday – Friday from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. (Ages 8-12 years)

Prerequisite: Beginner Learn to Sail or Junior Opti

This camp is for adventurous sailors who are eager to spend a whole day on the water, exploring Bellingham Bay! We will sail long distances each day to various destinations in Bellingham Bay, including Boulevard Park and Marine Park. On the way we will practice basic sailing skills as well as learning about marine weather, safe cruising practices, and expedition planning. The focus is fun for this week of adventure sailing!

Camp is from 9am to 1pm. Registration Deadline is at 5:00 p.m. the Friday before the week of the class.

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(AS-1) Advanced Sailing-Week 1 (Ages 8-18) @ Bellingham Yacht Club
Jul 22 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Advanced Sailing

Note: This is a full-day class, 5 days: Monday – Friday from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. (Ages 8-18 years)

Prerequisite: Intermediate Sailing, US Sailing certificate, or demonstration of comparable sailing experience. We recommend that if greater than 1 year has passed since completing Intermediate Sailing, students consider re-taking the Intermediate Sailing course. Please contact the Youth Sailing Director if you are unsure of your qualifications.

This class is designed for sailors who have mastered skippering and are able to tack, gybe, dock their boat, and right a capsized boat in moderate to high winds. Sailors will learn to further advance their skills as we introduce racing and review sail trim, rules of the road, understanding marine weather, and basic cruising skills. Overall this class is about having as much fun as possible, so that students will be encouraged to continue sailing for their whole lives!

Camp is from 9am to 4pm. Registration Deadline is at 5:00 p.m. the Friday before the week of the class.

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(JIS-3) Junior Intro to Sailing-Week 3 (Ages 6-8) @ Bellingham Yacht Club
Jul 22 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Junior Intro to Sailing

Note: This is a half-day class, 5 days: Monday – Friday from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. (Ages 6-8 years)

No sailing experience is required for our beginning sailing classes! On-the-water instruction takes place in Optimist dinghies and RS Teras. Students will be introduced to basic rigging, knot tying, points of sail, docking, and capsizing. With the focus on fun, junior sailors will complete this camp having gained confidence on the water and readiness for future sailing camps and classes. Camps will be lead by our US Sailing certified instructors. Students will complete a swim evaluation prior to beginning sailing camp.

Camp is from 9am to 1pm. Registration Deadline is at 5:00 p.m. the Friday before the week of the class.

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(AKS-3) Adult Keelboat Sailing-Week 3 (Ages 18+) @ Bellingham Yacht Club
Jul 22 @ 4:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Adult Keelboat Sailing

Note: This is a 3-hour class, 4 days: Monday – Tuesday, Thursday – Friday from 4:30 pm to 7:30 pm. (Ages 18+ years)

Adult Keelboat Sailing will teach beginning sailors, over 4 days, how to sail a small keelboat comfortably. Classes will be held Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday evenings with no class on Wednesdays. We will be learning to practice proper seamanship using the US Sailing Keelboat Manual as our guide. Sailing J/24s, our course will teach you to use the main, jib and spinnaker sails. The J/24 is a safe, stable and fun platform for getting out on the bay and learning the basics and has also been one of the most popular keelboats for racing with a large International Class Association.

Our course will teach you how to read the weather, basic navigation, rules of the road and plan for a sail. We will learn the directions of the wind, how to sail to and from the dock, basic knots, steering and crew-overboard recovery. This is a comprehensive course and at the end you will be able to confidently sail small keelboats. This is a great course for anyone interested in day sailing, cruising or beginning racing.

Class times are 4:30 pm to 7:30 pm. Registration Deadline is at 5:00 p.m. the Friday before the week of the class.

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Jul
23
Tue
2019
(ACY-1) Youth Adventure Cruising-Week 1 (Ages 8-12) @ Bellingham Yacht Club
Jul 23 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Youth Adventure Cruising

Note: This is a half-day class, 5 days: Monday – Friday from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. (Ages 8-12 years)

Prerequisite: Beginner Learn to Sail or Junior Opti

This camp is for adventurous sailors who are eager to spend a whole day on the water, exploring Bellingham Bay! We will sail long distances each day to various destinations in Bellingham Bay, including Boulevard Park and Marine Park. On the way we will practice basic sailing skills as well as learning about marine weather, safe cruising practices, and expedition planning. The focus is fun for this week of adventure sailing!

Camp is from 9am to 1pm. Registration Deadline is at 5:00 p.m. the Friday before the week of the class.

Links:
(AS-1) Advanced Sailing-Week 1 (Ages 8-18) @ Bellingham Yacht Club
Jul 23 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Advanced Sailing

Note: This is a full-day class, 5 days: Monday – Friday from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. (Ages 8-18 years)

Prerequisite: Intermediate Sailing, US Sailing certificate, or demonstration of comparable sailing experience. We recommend that if greater than 1 year has passed since completing Intermediate Sailing, students consider re-taking the Intermediate Sailing course. Please contact the Youth Sailing Director if you are unsure of your qualifications.

This class is designed for sailors who have mastered skippering and are able to tack, gybe, dock their boat, and right a capsized boat in moderate to high winds. Sailors will learn to further advance their skills as we introduce racing and review sail trim, rules of the road, understanding marine weather, and basic cruising skills. Overall this class is about having as much fun as possible, so that students will be encouraged to continue sailing for their whole lives!

Camp is from 9am to 4pm. Registration Deadline is at 5:00 p.m. the Friday before the week of the class.

Links:
(JIS-3) Junior Intro to Sailing-Week 3 (Ages 6-8) @ Bellingham Yacht Club
Jul 23 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Junior Intro to Sailing

Note: This is a half-day class, 5 days: Monday – Friday from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. (Ages 6-8 years)

No sailing experience is required for our beginning sailing classes! On-the-water instruction takes place in Optimist dinghies and RS Teras. Students will be introduced to basic rigging, knot tying, points of sail, docking, and capsizing. With the focus on fun, junior sailors will complete this camp having gained confidence on the water and readiness for future sailing camps and classes. Camps will be lead by our US Sailing certified instructors. Students will complete a swim evaluation prior to beginning sailing camp.

Camp is from 9am to 1pm. Registration Deadline is at 5:00 p.m. the Friday before the week of the class.

Links:
(AKS-3) Adult Keelboat Sailing-Week 3 (Ages 18+) @ Bellingham Yacht Club
Jul 23 @ 4:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Adult Keelboat Sailing

Note: This is a 3-hour class, 4 days: Monday – Tuesday, Thursday – Friday from 4:30 pm to 7:30 pm. (Ages 18+ years)

Adult Keelboat Sailing will teach beginning sailors, over 4 days, how to sail a small keelboat comfortably. Classes will be held Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday evenings with no class on Wednesdays. We will be learning to practice proper seamanship using the US Sailing Keelboat Manual as our guide. Sailing J/24s, our course will teach you to use the main, jib and spinnaker sails. The J/24 is a safe, stable and fun platform for getting out on the bay and learning the basics and has also been one of the most popular keelboats for racing with a large International Class Association.

Our course will teach you how to read the weather, basic navigation, rules of the road and plan for a sail. We will learn the directions of the wind, how to sail to and from the dock, basic knots, steering and crew-overboard recovery. This is a comprehensive course and at the end you will be able to confidently sail small keelboats. This is a great course for anyone interested in day sailing, cruising or beginning racing.

Class times are 4:30 pm to 7:30 pm. Registration Deadline is at 5:00 p.m. the Friday before the week of the class.

Links:
Jul
24
Wed
2019
(ACY-1) Youth Adventure Cruising-Week 1 (Ages 8-12) @ Bellingham Yacht Club
Jul 24 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Youth Adventure Cruising

Note: This is a half-day class, 5 days: Monday – Friday from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. (Ages 8-12 years)

Prerequisite: Beginner Learn to Sail or Junior Opti

This camp is for adventurous sailors who are eager to spend a whole day on the water, exploring Bellingham Bay! We will sail long distances each day to various destinations in Bellingham Bay, including Boulevard Park and Marine Park. On the way we will practice basic sailing skills as well as learning about marine weather, safe cruising practices, and expedition planning. The focus is fun for this week of adventure sailing!

Camp is from 9am to 1pm. Registration Deadline is at 5:00 p.m. the Friday before the week of the class.

Links:
(AS-1) Advanced Sailing-Week 1 (Ages 8-18) @ Bellingham Yacht Club
Jul 24 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Advanced Sailing

Note: This is a full-day class, 5 days: Monday – Friday from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. (Ages 8-18 years)

Prerequisite: Intermediate Sailing, US Sailing certificate, or demonstration of comparable sailing experience. We recommend that if greater than 1 year has passed since completing Intermediate Sailing, students consider re-taking the Intermediate Sailing course. Please contact the Youth Sailing Director if you are unsure of your qualifications.

This class is designed for sailors who have mastered skippering and are able to tack, gybe, dock their boat, and right a capsized boat in moderate to high winds. Sailors will learn to further advance their skills as we introduce racing and review sail trim, rules of the road, understanding marine weather, and basic cruising skills. Overall this class is about having as much fun as possible, so that students will be encouraged to continue sailing for their whole lives!

Camp is from 9am to 4pm. Registration Deadline is at 5:00 p.m. the Friday before the week of the class.

Links: