Sailing Lessons

This sailing course is an introduction to sailing. The course is designed to give you hands-on experience and give you the opportunity to learn how to sail on San Francisco Bay with a minimal amount of time and money. A class size is limited to a maximum of four people. This allows everyone the chance to steer the boat and man the sails. Please note, these are private sailing lessons. You can have the lesson just for yourself or you can bring up to three more people.

The course can be given on a weekday or weekend, either Saturday or Sunday from 9am to 4pm. There will be a classroom session inside the boat, safety lecture and hands-on sailing on the water. All instructional materials are included. The cost is $150 per hour.

Included in Lesson:

  • Parts Of The Boat
  • Terminology
  • Sailing Theory
  • Rigging The Boat
  • Tacking & Jibing
  • Points Of Sail
  • Sail Trim
  • True & Apparent Wind
  • Knots
  • Right Of Way Rules
  • Reefing & Heaving-To
  • Buoyage Systems
  • Sailing Etiquette
  • Marine Communications
  • Tide and Currents
  • Safety Gear

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