Sailing 1 (1 week)

 

From the first day in this beginning sailing class, students will be on the water, learning to rig the boat, steer, tack, and jibe. Entering the awesome world of sailing, they will improve their self-confidence, teamwork, judgment, and responsibility. Please enroll under the appropriate age group. Offered weeks A, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, Z

 

Elementary Sailing 1  (Ages 7 - 9) 

Junior Sailing 1  (Ages 10 - 12)

Teen Sailing 1   (Ages 13 - 17)
 

Times • Fee: $160

8:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. OR 1:15 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.

Session          Starts—Ends                             Session                 Starts—Ends

Week A            6/20 - 6/24                                 Week 2                    7/5 - 7/8

Week 1            6/27 - 7/1                                    Week 4                    7/18 - 7/24

Week 3            7/11 - 7/15                                  Week 6                    8/1 - 8/5

Week 5            7/25 - 7/29                                  Week 8                    8/15 - 8/19

Week 7            8/8 - 8/12                                    Week Z                     8/22 - 8/26

Sailing 2 (2 consecutive weeks)
 

In this intermediate class, you will refine your boat handling skills in increased wind conditions while you work on your communication and sportsmanship. Please enroll in the appropriate age group.

 

PREREQUISITE: Successful completion of Sailing 1 or equivalent

Elementary Sailing 1  (Ages 7 - 9) 

Junior Sailing 1  (Ages 10 - 12)

Teen Sailing 1   (Ages 13 - 17)
 

Times • Fee: $260

8:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. OR 1:15 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.

Session          Weeks                              

Weeks 1-2      Week 1 6/27 - 7/1 and Week 2 7/5  - 7/8

Weeks 3-4      Week 3 7/11 - 7/15 and Week 4 7/18 - 7/24

Weeks 5-6      Week 5 7/25 - 7/29 and Week 6 8/1  - 8/5

Weeks 7-8      Week 7 8/8 - 8/12 and  Week 8 8/15 - 8/19

Fall 2016 through Spring 2017 Sailing

 

The Newport Sea Base provides beginning to advanced sailing classes to youth, ages 7 to 18. With thirty-five sailboats ranging from 9' to 38', students learn in age-appropriate and skill-appropriate boats. Each set of boats has two sizes of sails in order to sail in a wide range of conditions enabling your child to experience as much time on the water as possible.

Big Boat Sailing - Performance (2 consecutive weeks)

 

Sailors will learn how optimize the speed that can be coaxed out of our 30'-38' racing boats. They will learn to fly spinnakers, adjust leads on sails for optimal trim, use winches, and fine tune the sails to reach top speed in different wind conditions. Sailors will hone their skills in Newport Harbor and along the Pacific coast between Dana Point and Seal Beach while sailing Olsen 30's, a Colombia 30' Sport, and IMX 38'.  Please enroll in the appropriate age group. 

 

PREREQUISITE: Successful completion of Sailing 2 or equivalent.
Ages 11-17
                                                  

Time: 1:15 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. • Fee: $350

 

Session          Weeks                              

Weeks 3-4       Week 3 7/11 - 7/15 and Week 4 7/18 - 7/24

Weeks 7-8       Week 7 8/8 - 8/12 and  Week 8 8/15 - 8/19

Big Boat Sailing - Cruising (2 consecutive weeks)

 

In this ADVANCED SAILING class, you will use your seamanship skills on our fleet of 30'-38' keel boats. You wil learn to navigate using a nautical chart, to utilize roller furlers and lazy jacks, to anchor for an afternoon swim and the physics that allow winches to handle lines under heavy load. You will hone these skills both inside Newport Harbor and along the coase between Dana Point and Long Beach. Most importantly, you will learn to you will learn to travel safely and have a great time on the sea!  Please enroll in the appropriate age group. 

 

PREREQUISITE: Successful completion of Sailing 2 or equivalent.
Ages 11-17
                                                  

Time: 1:15 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. • Fee: $350

 

Session          Weeks                              

Weeks 1 - 2     Week 1 6/27 - 7/1 and Week 2 7/5  - 7/8

Weeks 5 - 6     Week 7 8/8 - 8/12 and  Week 8 8/15 - 8/19

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