Women’s Sailing – Monthly Lunch & Learn
February 11 @ 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
This Month's Lunch & Learn will be covering ASA 101 materials. Instruction will be led by Jennifer Tenney with help from others. While this will not get you your ASA 101, with additional study and practice you should be able to just take the exam. There will be a half hour of classroom time while we eat and then we will head out and sail for 2 hours. Then we will be back in the classroom and finish up with a practice test.
Bring something to share for lunch and a drink and be ready to learn or to help teach.
ASA 101, Basic Keelboat Sailing
Able to skipper a sloop-rigged keelboat of approximately 20 to 27 feet in length by day in light to moderate winds (up to 15 knots) and sea conditions. Knowledge of basic sailing terminology, parts and functions, helm commands, basic sail trim, points of sail, buoyage, seamanship and safety including basic navigation rules to avoid collisions and hazards. Auxiliary power operation is not required.
To start your journey, take the Online Sailing Course entitled “Your First Sail”. In this fun and interactive course you will learn sailboat basics, including sailing terminology, commands used at the helm, and how the sails move the boat forward.
If you want to buy the book:
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