10 Water St., East Greenwich, RI  02818

Young Adult Beginners

At this instructional level, Young Adult Beginners (age 13+) will be 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.

 

This class is ONLY offered in the afternoons (1-4pm)

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Age: 13 – 16 years old

Experience: No prior experience or very little

Times: M-F, 1-4pm
 

Graduation requirements:


· At least 4 weeks of YABeginners
· Demonstrated confidence and competence in key skill areas (listed above)
· Recommendation by Head Instructor
· Desire to continue to learn

 

Next steps: Keelboat Sailing OR 420 Green Fleet


· Keel Boat Sailing
· 420 Green Fleet

 

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