Spring 2012 Class Outline

This is the draft of the revised Sailing Crew class outline for this year, .  There is also a link to more boating education / sailing resources at the bottom of the page from a sailing crew class last fall, there are several handouts and additional information at this link.

Mountaineers Sailing Class Outline / Schedule

Class 1 April 6 – Hal Tobie

  • Parts of Sailboat
  • Winches
  • Knots
  • How a Sailboat Sails
  • Points of Sail
  • Sail Trim
  • Reefing




Class 2 April 12, 2012 – Hal Tobie

  • Maneuvers Procedures and Commands
  • Chart References
  • Instruments
  • GPS
  • Boom Vang
  • Jibing
  • Shilshole Aids to Navigation – Mike Brough
  • Sailing Gear – Mike Brough
  • Signup for At The Dock Session

April 13 – April 25 At The Dock Sessions – Various Skippers

Class 3 April 26 – Mike Brough

  • Chart Take-home quiz Review
  • Currents and Tides
  • Life Sling System
  • Rules of the Road
  • Navigation Lights
  • Line Heaving
  • Line Handling
  • Safe/unsafe areas of Boat
  • Hypothermia
  • Signup for May/June Sails

Class 4 May 3 – Mike Brough

  • Sailing essentials
  • ATONs (Aids To Navigation)
  • Charts
  • Distress Signals
  • Marine Heads
  • Signup for May June Sails
  • GPS Overboard demo – Parking lot

Sailing Crew Class Resources – Spring 2012 – More resources for students and boaters.

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