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FULL DAY Beginners Sailing B, 7/8-7/19

For ages 8-12, no experience necessary

  • Starts Jul 8
  • 800 US dollars
  • 10 Water Street

Service Description

Monday - Friday, Full Day Schedule: 9am - 4pm 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. We highly recommend signing up for back to back sessions :) Age: 8 – 12 years old Experience: No prior experience or very little Next steps: Age 9 – 13: Opti Beginners Age 13+: 420 Green Fleet or Opti Racing 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.

Upcoming Sessions

Cancellation Policy

WITHDRAWAL AND REFUND POLICY GBSA’s operational budget is entirely based on the tuition we collect each season. As a non profit, we aim to keep enrollment costs as low as possible while being able to fund our operation from year to year. As such, we can only offer limited refunds for customers in specific cases. Please read the policies below for more information and contact the Program Director at with any questions. REFUND DUE TO VOLUNTARY WITHDRAWAL: From registration opening - March 31st: 100% refund (minus 5% transaction fee) March 31st - June 1st: 50% refund (minus 5% transaction fee) After June 1st: No refund can be provided PLEASE NOTE: We do not prorate for any missed sailing time. You may contact the Program Director to inquire about setting up a make-up day, but this is not guaranteed. REFUND DUE TO AN EMERGENCY: Please contact the GBSA Treasurer at and explain the cause for cancellation. We will work with you to find a fair solution. CHANGING CLASSES: Whenever possible, we will accommodate class changes for your sailor. If we are unable to move your student into another class due to capacity reasons, and you therefore need to unenroll your sailor, we will process requests using the policies outlined above. CANCELLATIONS ON OUR BEHALF: If, for any reason, we need to cancel a class or reduce its capacity, we will notify you of this and will fully refund affected registrations starting May 15th in the order in which they were received (newest to oldest).

Contact Details

Learn to sail in Rhode Island. Summer camp and private lessons available for kids and adults.

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