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Learn to Sail: Beginner (ages 8-16)

9 AM–12 PM  |  Jul 5-8, Jul 11-15, Jul 18-22, Jul 25-29, Aug 8-12, Aug 15-19, Aug 22-26
$250 ($200 for the 4 day week of July 5-8)

Beginner Sailing is our fun introduction to basic sailing skills. On “capsize day” kids learn in a controlled setting that they are capable of capsizing their boat and getting it upright again. By the end of the class, students should also be able to identify boat parts, rig and de-rig their boat, feel comfortable steering, and demonstrate wind awareness and points of sail. Depending upon the comfort level and size of the student, they will be sailing in either Optis or FJs. Class minimum is 4 and maximum is 10. These are popular classes so we ask that you sign your child up for a maximum of 3 Learn-to-Sail classes this summer.

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Date

Jul 05 - 08 2022

Time

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Local Time

  • Timezone: America/New_York
  • Date: Jul 05 - 08 2022
  • Time: 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

More Info

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Location

Northwest Maritime Center
431 Water Street, Port Townsend, WA 98368
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Contact Us

431 Water Street
Port Townsend, WA 98368
Phone: 360.385.3628 x100
Fax: 360.385.4742
info@nwmaritime.org

Hours

Admin Offices &

H.W. McCurdy Library
Monday – Friday
10 AM – 2 PM

Wooden Boat Chandlery
Open daily from 10 AM – 5 PM

Marine Thrift

Wednesday – Saturday
9:30 AM – 3:30 PM

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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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Northwest Maritime Center (FEIN # 91-1931643) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.

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