SAILING COURSES Sailing / Racing Courses & Boat Maintenance (can be combined with trips) (most courses can be on your boat or Nomade)
Sailing Courses and boat handling
Boat Selection and Purchase: you want to buy a boat but not sure which one and where to look, our 35 years of experience will help you save money and get the right boat for you.
Learn how to use your sailboat: considering buying a sailboat or you just bought a sailboat and you need help on how to use it? Let us help.
Basic Sailing courses: the very basic principles of sailing so you can understand how a sailboat runs with sails.
Advanced Sailing courses: you know the basics but now you want more! for example how to use a spinnaker, better steer your boat, best angle of sails for your boat, fine tune and trim your sails. etc.
Racing Courses: anything you need to know to take first place at your next regatta. Your boat or ours. Topics includes: getting the right crew, start sequence, understand and follow racing rules, advanced sail trimming, spinnaker sets, course tactics and more.
Custom Courses: custom means we will teach you anything you like as long as you let us know in advance so we can prepare the course and materials. Topics may include: navigation, weather prediction, GPS navigation, boat maintenance, boat mechanics, diesel engine crash course, etc.
NEW! Group Course Instruction: Although our format is more geared for one on one instruction, we do get more and more requests for group sessions. If you are interested in a group session, please send us an e-mail with:
your sailing level
your sailing objectives
a time frame and dates of when you would like to start and be available
Based on the above, we will try to accommodate your request. We will not take more than 4 persons at the time to maintain a high level of instruction. Cost: $50 per hour per person based on 4 attendees.
One on one sailing course per hour: $125 (includes boat and captain) - $80/hour for 2 attendees- Session starts when boat leaves the dock to return.