Clinton Lake Sailing Association

Learn to Sail Right - Beginning Sailing Classroom Part 1

  • Wed, February 03, 2021
  • 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Zoom

Registration

  • Sign up to attend this zoom class for free. A meeting link will be emailed after you register.

Register Here by noon on on the day of the class.  

Event: CLSA Winter Classroom Series 
Learn to Sail Right - Beginning Sailing Part 1

Where:  Zoom/Online

Cost: Free + Optional Textbook ($17.95)

Learn to Sail Right - Beginning Sailing Classroom Part 1 covers chapters 1-8 in the US Sailing Learn Sailing Right Beginning Sailing textbook.  Purchasing the text is strongly encouraged, but is not a requirement.  

Learn to Sail Right - Beginning Sailing Parts 1 & 2 are ideal for new sailors who want to sail dinghies and small keelboats on Clinton Lake.  It’s also great for newer sailors who want a fun refresher on sailing basics.  The safe sailing principles covered in these two classes provides the foundation required to earn certifications through CLSA and US Sailing.

Textbook: Learn to Sail Right Beginning Sailing ($17.95).  A digital version is available for download.  

Class Topics:

  1. Preparing Yourself for Sailing
  2. Part of the Boat
  3. Directional Terms
  4. Wind and Water Awareness
  5. Points of Sail
  6. Steering
  7. Sail Trim
  8. Rigging

CLSA Winter Learning Series.  Look for these on the CLSA calendar and sign up today.  

  1. Learn to Sail Right Beginning Sailing - Part 1
  2. Learn to Sail Right Beginning Sailing - Part 2
  3. Learn to Sail Right Intermediate Sailing - Part 1
  4. Learn to Sail Right Intermediate Sailing - Part 2
  5. Capsize Recovery and Rescue
  6. Spinnaker Handling
  7. Crewing 101
  8. Boat Handling
  9. Wind Shifts and Compass
  10. Rules of Racing 
  11. Racing at the Starting Line
  12. Racing at the Windward Mark 
  13. Racing at the Leeward Mark

US Sailing Certified Instructors: 
Eric Bussell
Jim Colegrove

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