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Basic Sailing

The Bergen Chapter of SEAS Basic Sailing Courses are taught by Red Cross certified instructors, following US Sailing textbook and class materials, are intended to teach the basics of sailing to those who have never been on a sailboat as well as those with some experience.

The basic sailing course consists of 12 hours of classroom instruction in which you will learn:

  • Sailing terms
  • Points of sail
  • Sail trim
  • Launching
  • Mooring
  • Rules of the road
  • Boating safety.

Two days of water sessions, with actual sailing experience on the Monksville Reservoir in Ringwood, N.J. is also included.

All graduates will have gained the confidence, experience and knowledge to sail a boat.

You must be in good physical condition and able to swim to take the course.

2017 Basic Sailing Classes

(Dates and Locations Subject to Change)

Session Classroom Sessions Water Sessions Registration Form
1
NJ

June
Tues/Thurs 6/20, 6/22, 6/27, 6/29
Location tbd
7pm

June
Sat 6/24, 7/1
Monksville Reservoir (Ringwood State Park)
9-5

2017 Registration Form
2
NJ
July
Tues/Thurs 7/11, 7/13, 7/18, 7/20
Location tbd
7pm
July
Sat 7/15, 7/22
Monksville Reservoir (Ringwood State Park)
9-5
2017 Registration Form
3
NY

August

tbd

August

tbd