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CASCO BAY, MAINE
SAILING INSTRUCTIONS FOR WOMEN

3 day live-aboard classes aboard the 44′ ketch Avatrice

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Women Under sail is a beginner to intermediate course aboard AVATRICE, a roomy 44 ft. ketch.  The course addresses the very basics of boat handling and sailing, and builds upon itself with classes each morning, and lots of hands on experience for the rest of the day.  The students learn the complexities of chart reading and navigation, and get a good taste of the variety of conditions that coastal Maine can offer.   This class  is a “deck” upon which I am able to share my passion, and knowledge of sailing in a  safe, exciting, and always exhilarating environment

Are you a sailor by marriage? Wouldn’t you prefer to be a sailor in your own right? Explore the wonders of Casco Bay and Coastal Maine with Captain Sharon Renk-Greenlaw. Develop your sailing and navigation skills and potential for adventure aboard AVATRICE, a 44′ ketch.

This gift to yourself is an introduction to the joys of sailing, and an opportunity to improve your skills and comfort level in a non-judgmental, relaxed atmosphere. Each day offers a combination of intensive classroom instruction and practice, as well as the fun and exhilaration of sailing on Casco Bay. Practice points of sail, sail trim, navigation, piloting, helmsmanship, seamanship, docking, anchoring, safety, and man overboard drills. Students do all boat handling and sailing under the supervision and instruction of a US Coast Guard licensed captain and her assistant. This allows plenty of time for individual attention and practical hands-on experience.

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