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2023 Adult Sailing Program

12th June - 10 July 2023

Quannapowitt Yacht Club offers a 5-week sailing program designed to give students the basics of sailing in a fun, supportive and safe environment. The program is limited to 8 students, to ensure each student receives plenty of one-on-guidance on the water. Each weekly session is two hours long, with a maximum of two students per boat.

Throughout the five week program, QYC instructors will cover the fundamentals of sailing including: 

  • Points of sail and important terminology
  • Parts of the boat & rigging
  • Tacking and jibing
  • Basic navigation and sail shape control
  • Pulling away from the dock; returning to the dock

This is the perfect experience for beginner sailors who want to see if sailing is right for them, or simply try a new activity and learn a new skill.

Our Learn to Sail course is taught on a variety of boats that may include Mercurys, Flying Scots, and Day Sailers. 

Lessons are recommended for ages 14 and up. Younger sailors may participate in the program with a parent.

2023 Schedule:

Monday evenings, 6pm - 8pm

June 12, June 19, June 26, July 3, July 10 

Rain/Weather Dates will be on Thursdays, from 6-8PM.  If the class needs to be cancelled on Monday, students will be informed by QYC Staff.


$400 member rate

$500 non-member rate

What to Bring:

A life jacket is required to sail at QYC. We do have some life jackets available at the clubhouse, but quantity and sizes may be limited. You must also have a signed waiver, which will be emailed to you after registration. It is recommended to bring water. Wear comfortable cool clothes and tennis shoes (flip flops are not recommended).


The following form part of this event:

Last updated 10:46pm on 26 May 2024

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