Fall SAILING PROGRAMS

September 9-October 14, 2021
Thursdays 4-7pm
Siebel Sailing Program

Through a grant from the Siebel Foundation, the Siebel Sailors Program is accepting applicants ages 10-13 to learn about the sport of sailing for the first time. Inquire about how to apply for a scholarship to this program at programs@bcsailing.org

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Sailing 101 Beginner Osprey

In this 6-week session, sailors will learn the fundamental skills of sailing but most importantly develop confidence on the water. Cost $200

Sailing 102 Intermediate Osprey

This 6-week session is for sailors that have already mastered the fundamental sailing skills which are covered in Sailing 101. Sailors will continue to build upon their skills and develop more comfort and control in their boat. They will work on sailing upwind efficiently with more precise steering. Sailors will also move to the next level in seamanship, learning more advanced rules of the road, understanding of navigation markers and more. Cost $200

Sailing 401 Hawk Optimist Race Team

In preparation for this coming summer, we are running a 6 week spring program on Sunday afternoons starting May 2 for 6 weeks (no class Memorial Day weekend).  Sailors should arrive at 1:30pm and be rigged and ready to go at 2p, returning to shore at 4pm.  Sailors can pay for individual weeks at $25 per session (plus $10/week boat rental) or can pay in advance for the 6 weeks for $120 ($150 if boat rental is needed).

Sailing 101 and Sailing 401--Keep in mind that the water is cold, even though it is warming up weekly.  You will need a wetsuit (2.5 mm or 3mm) and neoprene boots in order to sail in the spring, something along the lines of this:   Amazon.com: Scubadonkey 2.5mm Neoprene Wetsuit for Kids: Clothing and . Amazon.com : Waterproof B2 6.5mm Neoprene Boots : Sports & Outdoors.  When looking for neoprene boots, make sure they have a rubber strip/pad on the top of the foot.  West Marine also has the following boots in stock: RONSTAN Men's Sailing Boots | West Marine.