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Introduction to Keelboat Sailing
Sep 3, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Our Introduction to Keelboat Sailing course is designed to take you from novice to sailor in four classes. You will learn about the wind clock, how to tack, gybe & tiller steer, how to rig our J/24 Keelboats with a main sail, jib & genoa, and crew-overboard recovery.
Keelboats are a heavier bigger style of sailboat with a weighted keel, these boats are sturdy under high winds, and carry momentum. Our keelboats do not have motors which means you will learn how to sail to and from a mooring buoy. This class is great for people interested in cruising and/or racing.