Free North Country Youth Sailing Clinics

NEW FOR 2021

YOUTH SAILING CLINICS ON UPPER SARANAC LAKE

Sail Adirondacks is offering free introduction to sailing clinics to year-round North Country youth ages 11-15 on select Monday afternoons from 4 to 6 p.m. in July and August.  To register complete the form on the CONTACT page and pick from the available dates: 7/5; 7/12; 719; 8/2; 8/9. Please also enter your school district.  COVID restrictions apply, Parental waiver and photo release required.

 

Subjects covered in the Youth Sailing Clinic may include:

  • Boat Handling

  • Tacking & Jibing

  • Hoisting & Trimming Sails

  • Points of Sail

  • Fun with Mr. 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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