Groupon Members will have the ability to take the following classes as many times as they'd like during there 30 day membership period.
Schedule is here: http://www.community-boating.org/ap-beginner-full
Orientation (20-30 minutes)
Orientation is the official welcome to Community Boating. Here you will tour our facility and learn about CBI's classes, programs, and activities.
Rigging (1 -1 1/2 hours)
Rigging provides a complete overview of the Cape Cod Mercury, and includes rigging, unrigging, furling and storing sails, and a review of the knots. This class will walk you through the procedures in a step-by-step method so that you can go sailing. If you are new to the Mercury or sailing, don't miss this class.
Shore School (1 3/4 hours)
The Shore School classroom presentation is the best introduction for understanding sailing. It includes preparation before going sailing, sailing theory, basic boathandling and seamanship, safety rules, emergency procedures, and review of knots.
For class schedules and to register for classes, please start by joining. Check the calendar to the right to find the class you are interested in and be sure you have taken prerequisite classes before you sign up. Please call or stop by the office for the registration form.
Mainsail is an on-the-water class that allows you to practice basic sailing skills through organized drills. Some topics which may be covered: tacking, gybing, starting and stopping, dock departure and landing, sail trim, points of sail, and the safety position. This class is good preparation for taking the helmsman test. This class can be taken several times as you will learn different things according to the conditions of the day.
Prerequisite: Solo Rating
Reminder you must register for this class
Mar 23, 2013