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Learn to Sail on Lake Union in Seattle
  • Learn to Sail on Lake Union in Seattle
  • Intro to Sailing in Seattle
  • Sailing Lesson in Seattle
  • Education Sailing Experience

Learn to Sail on Lake Union

Seattle, WA

From: $80

Feel the wind in your hair and the sway of water beneath your feet as you Learn to Sail on Lake Union!
  • Perfect experience for anyone who wants to learn to sail or improve their skills
  • Small class size ensures instructor attention and hands-on learning
  • Experienced USCG certified captain has completed several Pacific Ocean crossings and also sailed up the coast of Central America
  • Gain confidence while you try your hand at sailing!

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About this Experience

  • Feel the wind in your hair and the sway of water beneath your feet as you Learn to Sail on Lake Union!
    • Perfect experience for anyone who wants to learn to sail or improve their skills
    • Small class size ensures instructor attention and hands-on learning
    • Experienced USCG certified captain has completed several Pacific Ocean crossings and also sailed up the coast of Central America
    • Gain confidence while you try your hand at sailing!

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  • Begin with reviewing the goals of each sailor and also a review of some basic sailing principles from the book "The Complete Sailor". After the introduction and reviewing safety, you will prepare the boat and sail!

    The small class size means that all students will receive personal attention and hands-on learning. Everyone will have the chance to pull lines, trim sails, and pilot the boat. Your experienced and patient captain will be by your side the whole time to teach and answer any questions that you may have. Choose between 2 class options:

    Intro to Sailing Lesson
    Enjoy 2 hours on the water learning the basics of sailing or improving your skills. Have the opportunity to pull lines, trim sails and pilot the boat!

    Learn to Sail Progressive Lesson
    Includes a series of six, 2-hour lessons with a USCG certified captain. Learn about safety on the boat, understanding and finding the wind, how to use the wind to move the boat, tacking and gybing, rules of the waterway and much more. Upon completion of the course you'll be eligible to join the LUCA Boat Club!

    Now is your chance to get on the water and try your hand at a new skill!

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  • Essential Information

    • Participants under 14 years of age must wear a life jacket. Those under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

    Duration

    Depends on the option selected. Intro to Sailing Class is 2 hours on the boat, with a little time reviewing theory and printed material. Learn to Sail experience consists of six, 2-hour lessons.

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    Maximum Participants

    You will be accompanied by other people, for a maximum of 4 people.

    Spectators

    This experience is only for the participants.

    Weather Dependent

    This experience will take place in inclement weather. Always contact the Experience provider with any questions regarding weather conditions.

    What To Wear

    Dress in layers of comfortable clothing. If in doubt bring additional warm clothing. Extra hats, gloves, jackets, blankets, and rain gear can be provided the day of your experience.

    Booking Information

    For this experience, it is recommended to request bookings at least 14 days in advance of intended date of use.

    Cancellation Policy

    Once you have received a booking confirmation, cancellations and rebooking are allowed up to 48 hours prior to the Experience. Failure to appear on your booked date or to cancel and rebook at least 48 hours prior to your booked date will result in the loss of the value of your Experience.

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    1. What boat will be used?
      The primary boat used is Solana, a 1976 Cal 3-30 sailing sloop with electric propulsion, full galley, icebox, and head (marine toilet). Your lesson may also take place aboard 'Fraid Knot, a 20-foot racing sailboat.
    2. What should I wear?
      Dress in layers of comfortable clothing. If in doubt bring additional warm clothing. Extra hats, gloves, jackets, blankets, and rain gear can be provided the day of your experience.

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Year-Round:
Saturdays & Sundays - 10:00 AM, 12:30 PM, or 3:00 PM

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