Sunset Sailboats

Sail

Member $60

Member Couple $75
Non-Member Individual  $150
Non-Member Couple $250
Individual- Join the Club and take the Class!  $160   Why join?
Couple- Join the Club and take the Class! 
$260    Why join?

Don't want to pay online? Mail a check made out to:
Rochester Sail and Power Squadron 

America's Boating Club of Rochester
C/O Jim Ives
PO Box 127
Webster, NY 14580

*Checks must be received by December 13th to get the 15% discount.



 

 Sailing Class Syllabus

Part 1-The Boat

  • Sailboat Rigs

  • Sail Plans

  • Boat Design and Hull Types

  • Standing Rigging

  • Sails

  • Running Rigging

Part 2- Forces

  • Stability

  • Balance

  • Wind

  • Sail Shape

  • Preparing to Sail

Part 3- Techniques of Sailing

  • Tuning the Rig

  • Steering and Helmsmanship

  • Sailing Upwind

  • Sailing Downwind

  • Spinnaker Handling

  • Heavy Weather Sailing

  • Storm Conditions

Part 4- Boat Operation

  • Docking and Anchoring

  • Marlinespike Seamanship

  • Sailing Safety

  • Navigation Rules