Private adult sailing classes offered this summer at Wiscasset Yacht Club

Mon, 05/23/2022 - 11:45am

For adults wishing to learn the art and science of sailing, this is your course. As with any art, it requires time to establish this skill.

The exact contents are customized to suit the knowledge and comfort level of the participants. They will cover everything from why the sails work to the specifics of actually making them work. Terminology, boat handling, safety, sail trim, fundamental weather, knots, rudimentary navigation, history, and some sea stories will be covered. You might be ready to solo in light air at the end of these classes. 

Basics / Intermediate Level - for non-members, $250 plus a minimal fee for basic classes/members $175 per class to support the WYC sailing program (preference for participation will be given to members as openings are limited)

Prerequisites: Introduction, rigging, and ground class, and ability to swim (if need be, we will incorporate preliminary courses into the private lessons at no cost to members). Select your schedule – weekdays: 1 to 5 p.m., or Saturday 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. (bring lunch) June through September beginning the week of June 13, providing 12 hours of instruction according to your scheduled appointment. 

For questions or to arrange your 12-hour private class, contact Tom Stoner at (207) 205-2409.