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**DATE CHANGE** 2024 Learn to Sail Course » 2024 Learn to Sail Session 5

22nd July, 6:00pm - 8:00pm

This event is part of the **DATE CHANGE** 2024 Learn to Sail Course group.
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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 14 students, to ensure each student receives plenty of one-on-one guidance on the water. Each weekly session is two hours long, with a maximum of two students per boat (420) or 4 students per boat (Mercury/Daysailer).

Throughout the five week program, members of QYC's Instructor staff (click here for bios) 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, 420s, and Day Sailers. 

Lessons are recommended for ages 15 and up. Younger sailors may participate in the program with a parent.  

2024 Schedule:

Monday evenings, 6pm - 8pm

** DATE CHANGE** June 24, July 1, July 8, July 15, July 22

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. 

No make-up sessions are offered other than regularly scheduled Monday sessions which are cancelled by QYC due to inclement or unsuitable weather.  


$450 member rate

$550 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 clothes and tennis, boat, or water shoes (flip flops are not recommended).

Last updated 8:34pm on 19 July 2024

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