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2014 Sailing Classes

 

Which class is right for you?

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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Adult

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Beginner Dinghy Sailing

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Intermediate Dinghy

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Teen Beginner Sailing

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Advanced Teen Racing

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Adult Learn to Sail

 

 



Kids Intro to Sailing


Half-Day:
Monday through Friday
9am - 12:15pm OR 12:45pm - 4pm

Tuition: $175

Full-Day:
Monday through Friday
9am - 4pm

Tuition: $295

Age: 5 - 7 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

Monday through Friday
9:00am to 4:00pm

Tuition: $295


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

Monday through Friday
9:00am to 4:00pm

Tuition: $295



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 emphasizes improving the studentsí basic skills of seamanship, and of course FUN!

 



Teen Beginner Sailing



Monday through Friday

9:00am to 4:00pm

Tuition: $295

Age: 12 - 16 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



Monday thru Friday
9:00am - 4:00pm
Tuition: $TBD**

**Includes a Sailing Center Chesapeake membership




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 studentsí 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



2 weeks: Saturday & Sunday
9:00am - 4:00pm 
Tuition: FREE

Open to SMSA Members*. 
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*Regular, Young Adult, & Emeritus Memberships


Age: 16 and up

 Our Adult Sailing program is taught on Sunfish and small keel boats.  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.