Course details

Basic Keelboat Sailing

The course is 15 hours in length, all sessions are three hours each. The course has two theory sessions consisting of "Theory 1" and "Know Your Knots", making up six of the fifteen hours. The remaining nine hours are three practical session on the water sailing the J/22s, each practical is three hours in length.

Prerequisites

No prerequisites required for this course. Although it would make you feel more comfortable on the water, you do not need to know how to swim.


Upon Completion

Upon completion, students will be able to skipper a small sailboat, and crew on larger boats. ASA (American Sailing Association) Basic Keelboat Sailing (ASA 101) certification is available upon completion of this course.


Included

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An inflatable lifejacket (retailed at $99.99) handed out at either the "Theory 1" classroom session or the "Know Your Knots".

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Access to online theory available on demand, for 1 year.

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Binder with materials for the theory class, and line for the knots class.

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3 practical sessions on the water (9 hours of sailing)!


Ashore (Know Your Knots) Knowledge

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Availability

All of the Victoria Sailing School's courses are a combination of theory (taught at the Colorado Executive Club Building) and practical (taught at either Chatfield Reservoir, Cherry Creek Reservoir or Lake Carter) sessions .


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* Lifejacket included for each person

Participants

Dates include the classroom session. You can start the online portion instantly after purchase.

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