**Important Note: This age level class was offered in the afternoon in prior years**
This Junior Sailing course is for students ages 8-15. This two-week course is designed for both new and returning sailors. Some lessons will be held inside the sailing classroom, while hands-on boat-handling and sailing classes will be taught using our fleet of International Optimist and Sunfish dinghies. New students will work toward earning a basic sailing certificate, while return sailors will hone their skills. The class follows the US Sailing Small Boat Sailor Program, where students work to complete the “Red Book” which documents their sailing skills. Practice for a few years at this level may be required for sailors to complete their Red Books, earn their basic sailing certificate, and be ready to enter our Advanced Sailing Program.
Due to the limited number of spaces available in the Junior Sailing program, the Museum must restrict registrations to one session per student. Additional sessions may be requested on registration forms, and sailors will be notified one week before the start of a session if the request for an additional course can be accommodated. Note: 99% of students on the wait list are placed in the class. New classes are formed as the wait list expands.
To register, download the ABM Course Registration Form (PDF Format) and mail it back to us with your payment. Please indicate which session you want. Questions? Contact Amanda Dudley: email@example.com or 315-686-4104 x225.
Registration opens March 1, 2019.
- Rigging the Optimist Dinghy
- Wind Directions
- How Sail Shapes Move a Boat
- Departure From the Dock
- Steering the Boat
- Points of Sail
- Upwind Landing At a Dock
- Basic Boat Handling Skills
Junior Sailing 2019 Dates:
Time: 9:00 a.m. – noon
Session 1*: June 24 – July 5 No class July 4
Session 2: July 8 – 19
Session 3*: July 22 – August 1
Tuition: $255 member/$285 non-member
*Shorter sessions have a reduced tuition of $239 members/$269 non-members.
ADVANCED JUNIOR SAILING
2019 Advanced Junior Sailing Dates: August 5 – 16, 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Tuition: $255 members/$285 non-members