Bodies of water are frequent metaphors in poetry due to their unfathomable depths, unknowable sprawl, and unattainable porpoises. Set sail into the enigma with today's Groupon.
$119 for a 2.5-Hour Basic Introduction to Sailing Course ($300 Value)
Students take hold of one wheel while an experienced U.S. Coast Guard captain commands the other, ensuring a safe journey during a hands-on lesson. Along the way, groups learn about knots, nautical terminology, tacking, and the rules of the water. Click here to see Chicago Yacht Share's frequently asked questions page.
Chicago Yacht Share
Students are in good hands with Chicago Yacht Share's Captain Norm Zable, who brings 45 years of sailing experience to his classes. Through CYS's progressive program, students can be out on the water this summer by earning their American Sailing Association credentials. They then move on to bareboat chartering opportunities aboard performance luxury cruisers. Bareboat charters allow sailors to enjoy a multitude of perks, such as never having to worry about upkeep, storage, or inconvenient mutinies. If students aren't quite ready to skipper, captained charters are also available.