Prerequisite: Participants must be 14-17 years of age and able to swim 50 yards.
If you have never sailed before or just have a little experience sailingwith others, this is the class for you. Teens ages 14-17 will learn basic sailing skills and gain confidence through dockside lectures and hands-on expeirence in Lido 14 dinghies. Topics will include sailing theory, poionts of sail, basic terminology, tacking, jibing, safey, knots and docking. The teen learn to sail program builds confidence and self-eseem through the sport of sailing. Sailing requires agility, skill, teamwork and concentration. For maximum fun sign-up with a friend. Eighty percent of class time is spent sailing the Lidos within Newport Bay and enjoying the outdoors.