Jun
24
Mon
2019
(BSY-1) Beginner Learn to Sail (Youth)-Week 1 (Ages 8-12) @ Bellingham Yacht Club
Jun 24 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Beginner Learn to Sail (Youth)

Note: This is a half-day class, 5 days: Monday – Friday from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. (Ages 8-12 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 learn how to rig and launch a sailing dinghy and understand the three points of sail (upwind, reaching, and downwind). We will also introduce tacking, gybing, docking, capsizing, and crew overboard recovery. Camps will be taught by our fun and safety-focused US Sailing certified instructors, with a ratio of 1 instructor for every 4 students. Students will complete a swim evaluation prior to beginning sailing camp and should be strong swimmers to ensure safety.

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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(IS-1) Intermediate Sailing-Week 1 (Ages 8-18) @ Bellingham Yacht Club
Jun 24 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Intermediate 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: Beginner Learn to Sail, US Sailing Certificate, or demonstration of comparable sailing experience. We recommend that if greater than 1 year has passed since completing Beginner Learn to Sail, students consider re-taking the Beginner Learn to Sail Class.

This course is for students who have already developed basic sailing skills and are eager to learn more! On-the-water instruction takes place in RS Teras and Flying Junior (FJ) dinghies. Students will further their understanding of sail controls, helming, sail trim, boating safety and other US Sailing skills. The class will have a strong emphasis on safety, peer learning and fun!

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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(KSY-1) Youth Keelboat Sailing-Week 1 (Ages 8-12) @ Bellingham Yacht Club
Jun 24 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Youth Keelboat Sailing

Note: This is a half-day class, 5 days: Monday – Friday from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. (Ages 8-12 years)

For youth sailors who have completed a basic dinghy sailing class and are ready for a different kind of adventure! On-the-water instruction takes place in J/24s. Students will hone their basic sailing skills and practice sailing as part of a team. They will experience more of Bellingham Bay as we cruise around the bay, learning anchoring, tacking, gybing, and crew overboard recovery. We will also practice reading the weather, basic navigation, rules of the road and how to plan for day sail. Camps will be lead by our fun and safety-focused 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-1) Adult Keelboat Sailing-Week 1 (Ages 18+) @ Bellingham Yacht Club
Jun 24 @ 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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Jun
25
Tue
2019
(BSY-1) Beginner Learn to Sail (Youth)-Week 1 (Ages 8-12) @ Bellingham Yacht Club
Jun 25 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Beginner Learn to Sail (Youth)

Note: This is a half-day class, 5 days: Monday – Friday from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. (Ages 8-12 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 learn how to rig and launch a sailing dinghy and understand the three points of sail (upwind, reaching, and downwind). We will also introduce tacking, gybing, docking, capsizing, and crew overboard recovery. Camps will be taught by our fun and safety-focused US Sailing certified instructors, with a ratio of 1 instructor for every 4 students. Students will complete a swim evaluation prior to beginning sailing camp and should be strong swimmers to ensure safety.

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

Links:
(IS-1) Intermediate Sailing-Week 1 (Ages 8-18) @ Bellingham Yacht Club
Jun 25 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Intermediate 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: Beginner Learn to Sail, US Sailing Certificate, or demonstration of comparable sailing experience. We recommend that if greater than 1 year has passed since completing Beginner Learn to Sail, students consider re-taking the Beginner Learn to Sail Class.

This course is for students who have already developed basic sailing skills and are eager to learn more! On-the-water instruction takes place in RS Teras and Flying Junior (FJ) dinghies. Students will further their understanding of sail controls, helming, sail trim, boating safety and other US Sailing skills. The class will have a strong emphasis on safety, peer learning and fun!

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

Links:
(KSY-1) Youth Keelboat Sailing-Week 1 (Ages 8-12) @ Bellingham Yacht Club
Jun 25 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Youth Keelboat Sailing

Note: This is a half-day class, 5 days: Monday – Friday from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. (Ages 8-12 years)

For youth sailors who have completed a basic dinghy sailing class and are ready for a different kind of adventure! On-the-water instruction takes place in J/24s. Students will hone their basic sailing skills and practice sailing as part of a team. They will experience more of Bellingham Bay as we cruise around the bay, learning anchoring, tacking, gybing, and crew overboard recovery. We will also practice reading the weather, basic navigation, rules of the road and how to plan for day sail. Camps will be lead by our fun and safety-focused 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-1) Adult Keelboat Sailing-Week 1 (Ages 18+) @ Bellingham Yacht Club
Jun 25 @ 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:
Jun
26
Wed
2019
(BSY-1) Beginner Learn to Sail (Youth)-Week 1 (Ages 8-12) @ Bellingham Yacht Club
Jun 26 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Beginner Learn to Sail (Youth)

Note: This is a half-day class, 5 days: Monday – Friday from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. (Ages 8-12 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 learn how to rig and launch a sailing dinghy and understand the three points of sail (upwind, reaching, and downwind). We will also introduce tacking, gybing, docking, capsizing, and crew overboard recovery. Camps will be taught by our fun and safety-focused US Sailing certified instructors, with a ratio of 1 instructor for every 4 students. Students will complete a swim evaluation prior to beginning sailing camp and should be strong swimmers to ensure safety.

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

Links:
(IS-1) Intermediate Sailing-Week 1 (Ages 8-18) @ Bellingham Yacht Club
Jun 26 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Intermediate 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: Beginner Learn to Sail, US Sailing Certificate, or demonstration of comparable sailing experience. We recommend that if greater than 1 year has passed since completing Beginner Learn to Sail, students consider re-taking the Beginner Learn to Sail Class.

This course is for students who have already developed basic sailing skills and are eager to learn more! On-the-water instruction takes place in RS Teras and Flying Junior (FJ) dinghies. Students will further their understanding of sail controls, helming, sail trim, boating safety and other US Sailing skills. The class will have a strong emphasis on safety, peer learning and fun!

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

Links: