Learn to Sail >> Beginning Sailing
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Learn to sail through dock-side lectures, and hands-on, on-the-water experience in OCC’s Lido 14 dinghies. Topics will include basic sailing terminology, points of sail, tacking, gybing, safety, knots, and docking. Eighty percent of class time is spent enjoying the outdoors and sailing the Lidos within Newport Bay. Dinghy sailing is a physical activity and participants should have physical stamina, good balance and be capable of moving about safely in the boat. Two to three students per boat. Min 8-Max 24 students. Prerequisite: Participants must be 14 years of age or older on the first day of class and able to swim 50 yards.