2017 Boat School Schedule

                                  Boat School Lessons  2017 Season

                        Last day of Boat School will be September 30.

Please RSVP the vice commodore at Meg Gower if you plan to attend. 

Several classes have participant limits 

Lessons

Dates

Tuesday          6:00pm to 9:00pm

                        Lead instructor:  Steve Adams

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*Note:  Please bring a change of clothes and a swim suit the first night of class

Class #1      *May 2 – June 6

Class #2      *June 13 – July 18

  

*Max
of 12 students per class

 

Wednesday    6:00pm to 9:00pm

                        Lead Instructor: Meg Gower

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*Note:  Please bring a change of clothes and a swim suit the first night of class

 

Class # 1    *July 19 – Aug 16

*Max of 12 students per class

 

 

 

Thursday       6:00pm to 9:00pm

                        Lead Instructor:  Rob Compton

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*Note:  Please bring a change of clothes and a swim suit the first night of class

Class #1      *June 1 – July 6

Class #2      *July 13 – Aug 17

 *Max of 12 students per class

Saturday        9:00am to Noon

                        Lead Instructors:  Meg Gower, Donna Snyder and other US Sailing Instructors

 

*Note:  Please bring a change of clothes and a swim suit the first day of class

Begins May 13

On-going instruction.  Meet at the club at 9:00am

Students are grouped each week

Tuesday:        Organized Practice

 

Drills and skill work for sailors who have completed a basic sailing class and want
more guided practice

Class #1   *July 25 – Aug 22

Class #2      *More Dates TBA

 

Max of 7 students per class

Intermediate Sailing Classes:

First Class June 3, 10, & 17
Second Class, June 24, July 1, July 8

Day:                Saturday
Time:              9:30am – 11:30am
Boat:               Lasers
Participants:  Adults
Class size:        6
Sign-up:           email—jltucker@umich.edu

Course will cover:

  • Rigging and de-rigging the standard rig and racing rig.
  • Advanced trim to sail efficiently upwind and downwind
  • Roll tacking and roll jibing
  • Racing starts.