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Sailing Camp 8-12yrs

Community Sailing School @ Pistakee - Pistakee Yacht Club

Monday, June 15, 2015 - Friday, June 19, 2015
Pistakee Yacht Club 3300 N. Rocky Beach Road JohnsburgIL  60050
Monday, June 15, 2015 - Friday, June 19, 2015
Pistakee Yacht Club 3300 N. Rocky Beach Road JohnsburgIL  60050

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What's Included

Teaching fundamentals of sailing, focused on safety and fun. Goals are to have students understand rigging their boats, launching, landing, tacking, jibing, capsizing and recovering safely. As students progress to intermediate skills the course focuses on enjoyment of sailing on a more challenging level. Intermediate goals include learning to safely jibe, ease and trim for points of sail without advice and sail in breeze above 12 knots. More advanced skills include increasing speed, mastering skills on different types of boats and introduction to racing. Class size is limited. Instruction will be customized to the individual students . Sailing instructors will assess individual student sailing experience and ability. Students will be grouped according to experience, age and ability so activities can be age and skill appropriate. Half day and full day options available.

About This Organizer

Community Sailing School @ Pistakee is a non profit school dedicated to teaching the art and science of sailing. We are committed to providing a safe and fun educational environment where sportsmanship, respect for our environment and an infectious love of sailing and the outdoors is shared. We are here to open up the world of sailing to our community.

Organizer Info

  • Community Sailing School @ Pistakee

Map & Direction

Pistakee Yacht Club 3300 N. Rocky Beach Road JohnsburgIL  60050
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