SAIL course to be offered in Oak Harbor

  • Tuesday, September 11, 2018 1:55pm
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There will be a SAIL course offered in Oak Harbor.

The course is a complete sail course created to serve the needs of the novice and experienced sailor, as well as the non-sailor, teaching basic skills and knowledge, according to a press release.

The course starts with basic sailboat designs and nomenclature, rigging, safety, sail processes and then tackles the physical aspects of sailing forces and techniques, sail adjustments, marlinespike, helmsmanship and handling of more difficult sailing conditions, navigation rules, and an introduction to heavy weather sailing.

Appendices introduce sailboat racing and sailing in Canadian waters.

Cost per member will be $55. Class is not yet scheduled but will start mid- or late- October, one evening per week, for nine weeks. Class will be taught locally in Oak Harbor. Non-members are welcome.

Contact SEO Pat Waters at 360-720-2589 or frenchsailor@comcast.net for more information or to register for the course.

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