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Youth Sailing Lessons

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WHO: Co-Ed ages 7-14

WHEN: Monday - Thursday
             Session 1: July 3,5,6,7 (Full Day 9:00am-3:00pm)
             Session 2: July 10-13 (Half Day 9:00am-12:00pm or 1:00-4:00pm)
             Session 3: July 17 - 20 (Full Day 9:00am-3:00pm) 
             Session 4: July 24 - 27 (Full Day 9:00am-3:00pm) 
             Session 5: July 31 - August 3 (Full Day 9:00am-3:00pm) 
             Session 6: August 7 - 10 (Full Day 9:00am-3:00pm) 

WHERE: Green Harbor Yacht Club

FEE: Half Day $150.00 Per Member / Full Day $300.00 Per Member

All participants must be able to swim 100 yards wearing a personal floatation device (PFD). Sneakers or boat shoes are required, bathing suit/nylon shorts recommended as you may get wet. Students provide their own United States Coast Guard approved PFD, (class III in good condition), along with a whistle and lanyard attached to your PFD. All staff and students shall wear a PFD while participating in the sailing program. Each boat, (Flying Scott) will have 1 instructor and up to 4-5 students. Cool drinks (water), hat, and sunscreen are recommended. Classes will meet on all scheduled days. In the event of inclement weather, land instruction will be offered with demo boats.

Check In & Departure:
Parent/guardian will drop off their sailor to the staff at the Clubhouse at the beginning of class. Staff will dismiss sailors to parent/guardian from the Clubhouse at the end of class. Staff will be available at this time to discuss sailor ability as well as any important class news.

Student who is new to the GHYC Sailing Program. Instruction includes: basic boat & sails, running rigging, crew responsibility, safety on the water, boarding a boat, sailing checklist, exercises, limited tiller time and ending the sail.

Student who has taken class before with the GHYC. Instruction includes: basic boat & sails, running, rigging, crew responsibility, boarding a boat, sailing checklist, exercises, and ending the sail with some of the advanced instructions.

Includes basic sailing techniques, sail trim, reading the wind, apparent and true wind, points of the sail, communications, stopping the boat, sailing a triangular course, rescue, man overboard, and sailing in confined waters.

Additional Information:
Full Day Participants will sail in the morning, stop for a brown bag lunch, (participants must provide their own healthy, peanut-free lunch and drink) read sailing material, rest up or perhaps play a staff led game and then sail again in the afternoon. Bring a change of clothing, towel and or extra clothes depending on weather.

* Adjustments and discounts will be applied during checkout if applicable. *

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