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Youth Sailing Program


SAIL Adirondacks and Saranac Lake Marina will host two 1-week Youth Sailing Programs in July and August 2022. Program will run Monday through Friday, 9:00 am to 2:00 p.m.


Subjects covered in the Youth Sailing Program

 Boat Handling

• Tacking & Jibing

• Hoisting & Trimming Sails

• Points of Sail

• Fun with Spinnaker

• Anchor and Recovery

• Small Boat Capsizing Contest

Basic Sailing Terminology

Basic Navigation Rules

Basics of small out-board motors

Aids to Navigation

• Markers & Buoys

Safety Gear and Procedures

• Recommended & Required Safety Equipment

• Man Overboard Drills

Important Sailing Knots

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