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Women Under Sail II: Advanced Class

“I am not affraid of storms, for I am learning how to sail my ship.”-Louisa May Alcott
July 1-5     5 days (with review day and boarding June 30  (Extra fee)

Curriculum Includes

  • Passagemaking planning & voyage preparation
  • Publications for cruising info: currents, tides, guides
  • Text and computer recources for weather, etc…..
  • Docking
  • Emergency procedures, actual man overboard practice
  • Course plotting: Dead reckoning & GPS routes
  • Rules of the Road
  • Running fixes, calculating current set & drift
  • Radar usage & interpretation
  • Single Side Band Radio for weather fax, voice weather
  • Weather fax interpretation
  • Adverse weather and boat handling
  • Sail reefing while underway, Heaving to
  • Setting anchor, stern anchor & anchor watch
  • Beaufort Scale
  • Engine Maintenance:  Demo.-Change oil & filter, bleeding injectors
  • Night sail-  Standing watch, light and buoy identification.

$1895.00  (includes food)