$49 for a Two-Hour Introduction to Sailing Lesson from Sail Dallas in Lewisville ($99 Value)

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Captains set sail for at-sea sailing lessons that cover basics & boating safety aboard J/24 sailboats

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Promotional value expires May 30, 2012. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy multiple as gifts. Limit 1 per visit. 48hr cancellation notice required. Must sign waiver. Must be 13 or older; 18 and under must have waiver signed by guardian. Subject to weather. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Learning to sail bestows people with stylish windblown hair and the ability to talk to clams before putting them in chowder. Reap boating benefits with today’s Groupon: for $49, you get a two-hour introduction to sailing lesson from Sail Dallas in Lewisville (a $99 value). Classes are available on select weekdays and weekends, with more lessons scheduled during spring and summer. Groupon purchasers should consult the lesson schedule for class times and availability.

Captain Matt Meadows and his sea-savvy crew at Sail Dallas translate decades of sailing experience into laid-back two-hour sailing lessons aboard a J/24 sailboat on Lake Lewisville. Instructors teach shipmates essential sailing lingo, such as starboard and Pirates of the Caribbean, and impart the basics of boating safety. Sailors also practice rudimentary crew coordination with a game of Twister played on a plank. Hands-on lessons allow seafaring neophytes to gain skills during a leisurely sea stroll, which come in handy should sailors decide to advance to higher-level lessons. Lessons are approximately two hours, with a short classroom session before hitting the high seas.

Sail Dallas

As waves churn in the mid-Atlantic, Captain Matt Meadows is hard at work. He has to deliver a sail boat to an eagerly awaiting customer at his destination port in Italy. Though the United States Coast Guard Master occasionally delivers boats domestic and abroad, his main passion is teaching. From his home base on Lake Lewisville, Captain Meadows and his team of skippers lead lessons ranging from intro to sailing classes all the way through advanced sailing certifications, during which they teach students essential sailing lingo, such as starboard and Pirates of the Caribbean. They also instruct on specialty concentrations such as celestial navigation and offshore sailing. They lead beginning and advanced racing lessons for students interested in performance sailing, and they also rent out their schooners for all sorts of occasions.

Customer Reviews

Such a great experience! Sunset sail is ideal since the temperature cools down. Matt is very informative. 2hrs went by quickly. Glad I got this groupon! Highly recommend!!
Sweta · August 15, 2016
Nice captains. The groupon deal was characterized as a "lesson", but it was more sail than lesson. Very pleasant, though!
Skye M. · August 14, 2016
Amazing experience!
Shannon K. · July 18, 2016
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    Pier 121 Marina Lake

    Lewisville, Texas 75056

    214-215-7245

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