Learn to Sail >> Beginning Sailing
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If you've never sailed before or just have a little experience sailing with others, this is the class for you. You will build knowledge and confidence through dockside lectures and hands-on experience in Lido 14 dinghies. Topics will include sailing theory, points of sail, basic terminology, tacking, gybing, safety, knots and docking. Eighty percent of class time is spent enjoying the outdoors and sailing the Lidos within Newport Bay requiring all participants to be physically active. Two to three students per boat. Prerequisite: Participants must be 14 years of age or older on the first day of class and able to swim 50 yards.