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Inwood Basic Keelboat Course (Weekend)

at Hudson River Community Sailing - Fort George

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$471.70
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Location:
Fort George, Manhattan
348 Dyckman St
At La Marina
New York, New York 10034
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Description
Class Level: Beginner
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 7

What you'll learn in this sailing lesson:

This 18 hour course provides the student with a foundation of skills and follows a curriculum set by US Sailing, the national governing body of sailing. Students learn how to rig and derig a boat, sail at different angles to the wind, turn the boat through the wind, tie various knots, as well as how to predict the weather. Skills taught on the water are reinforced in the classroom.

Why Enroll
  • Become a confident sailor
  • Learn a unique pastime/sport
  • Learn a solid foundation of skills for a lifelong sport
  • Learn how to sail safely
  • Learn how to make the boat go fast
  • Record of achievement
Skills Taught
  • Boathandling (how to drive the boat)
  • Sail trim (how sails are adjusted)
  • Tacking and Gybing (two ways of turning the boat)
  • Stopping and starting the boat 
  • Man-overboard recovery
  • Heaving-to
  • Weather and Navigation

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Refund Policy
For all lessons, not including City Sail: 
To reschedule a lesson with more than 48 hours fore notice, there's a $25 late rescheduling fee. To cancel a lesson or excursion with more than 48 hours fore notice, there's a $25 per person cancellation fee. The 48 hours must be prior to the day on which the sail starts. Lessons rescheduled within 48 hours of the lesson time will incur a fee equal to the price of the lesson. Full refunds are only given in extreme cases on a case by case basis. 

City Sail Cancellation and Rescheduling: 
  1. Rescheduling - A session may be rescheduled prior to 14 days before the start date of the session for a $25 fee per child per session. 
  2. Cancellation - A session may be cancelled and full refund received prior to 30 days before the start date of the session. 
Weather 
  1. Only HRCS can cancel a lesson for weather-related reasons. 
  2. If a lesson is cancelled, HRCS will contact the participants using phone/email in order to notify them and reschedule the lesson. 
  3. Lessons are cancelled if the conditions are deemed unsafe by HRCS. Examples of these conditions are imminent lightning/thunder that will hit our sailing area and winds sustained at 20 knots with gusts above that speed. Rain, cloudiness, and uncomfortable temperatures do not constitute unsafe conditions unless deemed so by an HRCS representative - dress appropriately!
City Sail Program 
Due to limited staff availability there will be no make-ups offered and no price pro-rating.

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Hudson River Community Sailing

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By Subway Take the A or the 1 train to Dyckman Street and walk west to the river. Parking There is parking on nearby streets, but may be difficult to find a spot. Valet parking is available at the restaurant. Garage parking available nearby.

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Hudson River Community Sailing

Founded in 2007 to serve the urban community, we partner with public middle and high schools to offer credit bearing academic programs, internships, mentoring, and college readiness. Our youth development platform uses sailing, boat operation, and boat building to further academic skills and instill...

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Open Sailing (Chelsea)

at Hudson River Community Sailing - Chelsea W 26th & 12th Ave Pier 66 , New York, New York 10001

Open Class is ideal for those with at least basic sailing skills. Open lessons are the most budget friendly way for individualized instruction. Come on down with an idea of what you want to work on and we'll help you achieve those goals.

Saturday Oct 26th, 1:30pm - 4:30pm

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