Intermediate Sailing

Learn new skills and knowledge such as pointing and footing, getting out of irons, overboard recovery, laylines and Rules of the Road. This is the next step for those who know the basics of sailing and are ready to sail an El Toro solo; Intermediate Sailing refines observation and problem-solving skills while continuing to build confidence and independence.

Sailors who complete US Sailing’s “Little Red Book” skills during Intermediate Sailing will earn an El Toro Livery Card enabling them to continue sailing on their own! Click here to learn more about renting a small sailboat.

Prerequisites: Beginning Sailing or instructor permission. Please email for more information or to request permission.

School Year Sessions | Saturdays 2:00pm – 5:00pm |$225

Spring: May 13, 20, 27, June 3 & 10, 2017

Summer Sessions | Monday – Friday | $220 Half Day | $420 Full Day

Session 1: July 10-14, 2017 Full Day 9:00am – 4:00pm CLASS FULL!
Session 2: July 24-28, 2017 Half Day 9:00am – 12:00pm
Session 3: July 31 – August 4, 2017 Half Day 9:00am – 12:00pm
Session 4: August 21-25, 2017 Half Day 9:00am – 12:00pm

This information may be outdated. Please call (206) 382-2628 or email 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 Intermediate Sailing includes a capsize drill, where students deliberately flip and right their sailboat next to the dock and under close instructor supervision.

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Pay What You Can

This program is eligible for a Pay-What-You-Can youth scholarship. To request a scholarship, please fill out our online Individual Request Form.

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