Adult Sailing Classes
Registration form HERE.
Cal 20 Classes
The two day course is divided into a morning shore based session and an afternoon on-the-water session aboard the club fleet of Cal 20′s. These keelboats are comfortable, safe, perfect for learning to sail and most important of all, dry!
No previous sailing experience necessary for the introductory course. Participants who want to get checked out to use the club boats must study the course book before hand and be prepared to take a test on day two.
Topics covered in two-day introduction course include:
- Basic Seamanship skills – steering, balance and sail trim
- parts of a boat
- wind awareness
- points of sail
- rigging and de-rigging a boat
- sailing upwind
- sailing downwind
- launching and docking
- knots and terminology
- safety and right of way rules
Topics covered in two-day Intermediate/Advanced course:
-Advanced steering/balance/ sail trim/ theory
Course Fee – $75 for members
Course times – 8:30am – 5:30pm Saturday and Sunday
Dress Code – Non-slip, non-marking, closed toe, waterproof shoes, layered clothing, hat, sunscreen, gloves. The club will provide a PFD (Personal Flotation Device)
Please bring your own lunch.
April 20th, 21st – Sold out
June 1st, 2nd – Sold out
July 27th, 28th – Intermediate/Advanced – Spaces still available
Click here for the Registration Form. Please complete this form and mail with a check (made out to HMBYC) to Half Moon Bay Yacht Club, PO Box 52, El Granada, CA, 94018. Please register at least 2 weeks prior to class to ensure that you will receive your book in time!
Half Moon Bay Yacht Club also offers private lessons and covers more advanced topics. For more information please email Lauren Eisele or Hannah Tuson-Turner on email@example.com