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US Sailing Basic Keelboat Course in Austin

US Sailing Basic Keelboat Course

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Enter the world of sailing and learn to safely skipper a crew with this course on sailing keelboats. You will be taught everything from tying knots to trimming a sail at Lake Travis in Austin.
  • This course is designed to provide new sailors with a foundation on which to build future sailing skills
  • Receive a U.S. sailing certification upon completion.
  • Certified instructors and a school with more than 40 years of teaching experience
  • Class is taught aboard a 23 monohull sloop

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  • Enter the world of sailing and learn to safely skipper a crew with this course on sailing keelboats. You will be taught everything from tying knots to trimming a sail at Lake Travis in Austin.
    • This course is designed to provide new sailors with a foundation on which to build future sailing skills
    • Receive a U.S. sailing certification upon completion.
    • Certified instructors and a school with more than 40 years of teaching experience
    • Class is taught aboard a 23 monohull sloop

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  • For the person who has always wanted to learn to sail, but never had any formal training, this is the experience for you!

    This course is designed to provide the new sailor with a foundation on which to build future sailing skills. Upon completion of this course, you will be able to responsibly skipper in familiar waters with light to moderate wind and sea conditions.

    The class is taught aboard a 23' monohull sloop. Among other abilities, you will learn parts of the boat, sailing terminology, knots, rigging the boat, leaving and returning to the dock, points of sail, safety procedures, sailing a course, maneuvering and securing the boat.

    Once you complete the course, you'll be able to confidently sail for relaxing outings on the water.

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  • Essential Information

    Upon completion of the course, participants will receive US Sailing Keelboat Certification. Established in 1898, US Sailing is a non-profit, volunteer organization, which serves as the national governing body of the sport of sailing.

    Price includes sailboat, instruction, books, and certification.

    Duration

    Instruction consists of 4 six-hour days.

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    Maximum Participants

    4 participants

    Spectators

    Not Allowed

    Weather Dependent

    This experience is weather dependent. Always contact the Experience provider with any questions regarding weather conditions.

    What To Wear

    Dress for weather. Remember that it may be a bit cooler on the water. You may also want to wear a hat, sunglasses, and bring sunscreen for protection from the sun. Please no dark soled shoes. Don't forget your camera!

    Booking Information

    For this experience, it is recommended to request bookings at least 14 days in advance

    Cancellation Policy

    Once you have received a booking confirmation, cancellations and rescheduling are allowed up to 14 days prior to the Experience. Failure to appear on your booked date, cancel, or reschedule at least 14 days prior to your booked date will result in the loss of the value of your Experience.

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    WAT-AUS-0008

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Group instruction consist of two full weekend sessions, scheduled 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Saturday and Sunday, the first two weekends of each month.

Private instruction is taught in four days, custom schedule to meet to student's needs.
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