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2012 Sailing Classes

** All 2012 Sailing Classes are now closed. ***
** Please look below to see the types of classes that we offer for each age range. ***
*** We expect the 2013 schedule to be posted in Feb/Mar 2013. **


Which class is right for you?

2012 sail training class eligibility is based off student age and sailing experience. 

See the below chart to determine which classes you and your child are eligible to attend.

Registration fees include a Junior Membership. 
(Current SMSA Members receive a $60 discount on registration fees- does not apply to Advanced Teen Racing.)

*FREE* Adult Lean to Sail class open to SMSA members only.


Ages

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18

Adult

Kids Intro to Sailing

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Beginner Dinghy Sailing

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Intermediate Dinghy

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Teen Beginner Sailing

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Advanced Teen Racing

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Adult Learn to Sail

 

 

Kids Intro to Sailing

Dates (click to register)

Spots Remaining

June 18 - 22

Closed

June 25 - 29

Closed

July 23 - 27

Closed

Aug 6 - 10

Closed


Tuition: $160

9:00am to 1:00pm, Monday through Friday
Age: 5 - 8 years old

A week-long course designed to give the youngest sailors in our program an introduction to the Chesapeake Bay and sailing.

 Emphasis will be placed on fun, teamwork, and enjoying the water.



Beginner Dinghy Sailing

Dates (click to register)

Spots Remaining

June 18 - 22

Closed

June 25 - 29

Closed

July 2 - 6

Closed

      July 23 - 27
Closed
      August 6 - 10
Closed
      August 13 -17 Closed

Tuition: $295


9:00am to 4:00pm, Monday through Friday
Age: 8-12 years old

Our Beginner Dingy classes offer instruction for beginners by introducing basic seamanship including rigging, steering, and beginner sailing. Emphasis is placed on safety, learning, and fun.

 Students are introduced to water safety through classroom and on the water activities. Students will learn boat controls, basic sailing maneuvers, basic seamanship, and wind direction.

 





Intermediate Dinghy Sailing

Dates (click to register)

Spots Remaining

June 18 - 22

Closed

June 25 - 29

Closed

July 2 - 6

Closed

      July 23 - 27
Closed
      August 6 - 10
Closed
      August 13 - 17
Closed

Tuition: $295



9:00am to 4:00pm, Monday through Friday
Age: 8-12 years old

This class is for the intermediate sailor who wants to improve their sailing skills. Students who have previously been enrolled in a sailing class with SMSA or have other sailing experience are invited to join.

 The class emphasizes improving the students’ basic skills of seamanship, and of course FUN!

 




Teen Beginner Sailing

Dates (click to register)

Spots Remaining

July 9 - 13

Closed

      July 30 - August 3
Closed

Tuition: $295





9:00am to 4:00pm, Monday through Friday
Age: 10-15 years old

 Young teens and tweens interested in learning to sail will be introduced to the fun of sailing in a social environment.  With 2 students working together to sail the boat they get all the fun & learning they crave.

 




Advanced Teen Racing

Dates (click to register)

Spots Remaining

June 25 - 29;
July 2 - 6

Closed
Closed


Tuition: $375 (both weeks)**
$250 (one week only)**

**Includes a Sailing Center Chesapeake membership








9:00am - 4:00pm, Monday thru Friday
Age: 12-18 years old

 This class is for the intermediate and advanced teen sailor who wants to improve their sailing skills. Students who have previously been enrolled in a sailing class with SMSA or have some other sailing experience are invited to join. The class emphasizes improving the students’ basic skills of seamanship, racing skills and teamwork. This course is FUN. The class will be held at the Sailing Center Chesapeake at Tall Timbers Marina and is a collaborative class between SMSA and the Sailing Center Chesapeake.  The course will utilize Club FJs. 

 Directions: Sailing Center Chesapeake, Tall Timbers Marina



Adult Learn to Sail

Dates (click to register)

Spots Remaining

June 16, 17, 23, 24

Closed

      June 30, July 1, 7, 8
Closed
      July 14, 15, 21, 22
Closed
      August 11, 12, 18, 19
Closed


Tuition: FREE

Open to SMSA Members*. 
Not a Member?  Join Now!

*Regular, Young Adult, & Emeritus Memberships


9:00am - 4:00pm, Saturday & Sunday
Age: 16 and up

 Our Adult Sailing program is taught on Sunfish and small keelboats.  This course focuses on the fundamentals of small boat sailing.  The course is open to any sailor interested in learning or improving their small boat sailing skills.




* Spots Available last updated 13 August 2012 **