Beginners

Sailors are introduced to the fundamentals of sailing in our Hunter 140′s. This class is offered in 2 week blocks and is designed to teach students the basics of sailing, including rigging/derigging, docklanding, upwind/downwind sailing, basic seamanship, among other skills.

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Age: 7 – 12 years old
Experience: No prior experience or very little

 

Graduation requirements:

  • At least 4 weeks of Beginners

  • Demonstrated confidence and competence in key skill areas (listed above)

  • Recommendation by Head Instructor

  • Desire to continue to learn

 

Next steps:

  • Age 8 – 13: Opti Beginners

  • Age 13+: Keel Boat (no interest in racing) or 420 Green Fleet (interest in racing)

  • Can dependent on student's physical growth year to year

 

Typical timeline: 1 – 2 summers, 8 weeks each. Varies depending on size, age, maturity, confidence, and skill level of sailor.

10 Water St., East Greenwich, RI  02818