Beginning Sailing at South Lake Union
In this introduction to sailing, new sailors learn basic theory and terminology to build a foundation of skills. Learn and practice tacking, jibing, sail trim, weight balance and capsize recovery, as well as teamwork, communication, observation and patience. Youth sail in teams of two in our 8′ El Toros. No Experience Necessary.
School Year Weekend Sessions | Saturdays 10am – 1pm | $225
Spring: May 13, 20, 27 June 3 & 10, 2017
Summer Camp Sessions | Monday – Friday 9am – 4pm | $410
Session 1: June 26-28, 2017 NOTE this camp runs for 3 days only from Monday through Wednesday. Cost for this camp is $275.
Session 2: July 10-14, 2017
Session 3: July 17-21, 2017
Session 4: August 7-11, 2017 CLASS FULL!!
Session 5: August 14-18, 2017
Session 6: August 28 – September 1, 2017
This information may be outdated. Please call (206) 382-2628 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for updates on open spots and waitlists.
Requirements & What to expect
A swim test is not required for CWB’s youth sailing programs. Lifejackets are required and provided for all participants. The first day of Beginning Sailing includes a capsize drill, where students deliberately flip and right their sailboat next to the dock and under close instructor supervision.