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Learn to Sail maritime program at the Northwest Maritime Center in Port Townsend

Basic Keelboat Level 1

May 23-24, Jun 6-7, Jun 27-28, Jul 4-5, Jul 18-19, Jul 25-26, Aug 8-9, Aug 15-16, Aug 22-23, Aug 22-23 (women only), Sept 19-20
9:00 AM – 4:00 PM  |  $400 Non-member  |  $360 Member

This is the first half of the US Sailing Basic Keelboat course. Learn boating terminology, points of sail, sailing upwind and downwind, steering, basic knots, safety on the water, and practice crew overboard drills. This is step 1 toward your US Sailing Certification. 15 hours over a weekend (Saturday and Sunday). Women Only classes are available—taught by women for women only.  No prerequisite.

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May 23 2020 - May 24 2020


9:00 am - 4:00 pm



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Northwest Maritime Center
431 Water Street, Port Townsend, WA 98368
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431 Water Street
Port Townsend, WA 98368
Phone: 360.385.3628 x104
Fax: 360.385.4742


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The mission of the Northwest Maritime Center is to engage and educate people of all generations in traditional and contemporary maritime life, in a spirit of adventure and discovery.

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