Sailing Course with John Schaefer 12 Week Sailing Course Sailing Starts Monday, January 8th at 7 p.m.
The instructor, John Schaefer, is a seasoned sailor who spends months sailing around the islands yearly and has a wealth of knowledge to share with his students. The sailing course was created to serve the needs of the novice and experienced sailor and the non-sailor for essential skills and knowledge. The course starts with basic sailboat designs and nomenclature, rigging, safety, and sail processes and then tackles the physical aspects of sailing and techniques. Students can take an additional ($25-$35 fee)2-hour Sailing Class to learn hands-on in a sailboat.
Sign Up Today; space is limited to $85-$120 per student, including USPS SAIL Textbook and handouts. Extra fee for hands-on Sailing at Tigertail Park (estimated cost $25-$35)
General Information Description Students will learn parts of a sail, sail handling, sail terminology, types of boats & hull types, wind, Navigation Rules, Marlinespike, Seamanship, Docking and anchoring, sailing in weather, and sailing safely. Expectations and Goals Students will better understand sailboats, parts, terminology, what makes them go, Navigation Rules, and safe sailing. Required Materials USPS SAIL Coursebook, pen/pencil, highlighter, notepad Optional Materials Main Sail Trimming by Felix Marks (available through Amazon)
Space is limited for this popular course . For more information, please email us or click below to register for this Sailing Course starting 1/8/24 at 7 PM.
Pompano Beach Sail & Power Squadron
3701 NE 18th Terr - Pompano Beach, FL 33064
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