Intro to Sailing or Basic Sailing Lessons from Marina Sailing (Up to 53% Off). Three Locations Available.

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In a Nutshell

ASA-certified instructors helm classes designed to elucidate fundamentals of sailing at choice of three scenic harbors

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Promotional value expires May 16, 2012. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person per option, may buy 1 additional as a gift per option. Valid only for location and option purchased. Reservation required 2 weeks in advance. Subject to availability, weather conditions, and minimum class size. 72hr cancellation notice or $35 to $50 fee may apply. Must be 18 or older. Must sign waiver. 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 to Marina Sailing. Choose between the following options:

  • For $35, you get a one-hour intro to sailing lesson (a $75 value).
  • For $247, you get two three-hour basic sailing lessons (a $495 value).</p>

For each option, choose from the following locations: * Long Beach * Marina del Rey * Redondo Beach</p>

Marina Sailing passes on the art of sailboat operation through classes helmed by ASA-certified instructors. A one-hour introductory sail outlines the elements of sailing, including sail operation, boating maneuvers, docking, and wheelies. Throughout the session, students can get involved within their comfort level or opt to sit back and soak up their newfound know-how.

Basic sailing lessons set students afloat for two three-hour sessions, which introduce the boat’s parts and essential movements. The first session revolves around water orientation and fundamental sailing principles, such as how to turn away from and into the wind, tie reliable knots, and learn a catalogue of operations to be performed with a drunken sailor. The second session reviews lessons learned in the previous one, in addition to sailing maneuvers such as single-handed tacking and jibbing, which keeps one hand free for yo-yoing. In all classes, small groups fit neatly onto the decks of their fleet of 22–29-foot vessels.

Should you choose to continue your briny education following the basic sailing courses, Marina Sailing will apply the courses to the balance of ASA 101 (Basic Sailing) and ASA 103 (Coastal Cruising), allowing members to get certified for $447.50. All textbooks and a Marina Sailing membership are included, after which the testing fee and regular monthly membership dues will apply. Call in advance to schedule sessions and for specific requirements.

Customer Reviews

Your staff is extremely helpful and friendly. Thank you so much :)
Lauren S. · May 16, 2012
Keep up the good work!
Bijal P. · May 16, 2012
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  1. 1

    Redondo Beach

    819 N Harbor Dr.

    Redondo Beach, California 90277


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  2. 2

    Long Beach-Lakewood

    429 Shoreline Dr.

    Long Beach, California 90802


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  3. 3

    Marina Del Ray

    4633 Admiralty Way

    Marina del Rey, California 90292


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