Learn To Sail

Now accepting enrollments for the Spring Keelboat Class!

Spring 2020 classroom: April 7, 14, 21.  /    Fall 2020 classroom: TBA

US Sailing Keelboat

THIS CLASS IS NOW OPEN FOR ENROLLMENT

  • This is an introductory course; no sailing knowledge required. 
  • Learn to Sail on our O’Day 24, Capri 22, or Precision 23.
  • US SAILING BASIC KEELBOAT Certification. For course content see https://www.ussailing.org/education/adult/certification-courses-endorsements/basic-keelboat/ 
  • Age 16 and up. 
  • Eight students maximum.
  • Classroom sessions will be held Tuesday nights, 6-8:00 PM.
  • Three 2-4 hour on-the-water sessions will be held as weather and schedules allow, weekdays and/or weekends. 2-3 students per boat. Students must be able to conclude sailing within 3 weeks of final class.
  • Taught by US Sailing Basic Keelboat Certified Instructors Paul Reynolds and Phil Moershel, 
  • Tuition – $300.

Class has 10 seats available

Be sure to check back to see dates and registration for the next set of sailing classes starting in the spring of 2020.

Kids Sailing Camp I
Sailing Smart Beginner Camp
Dates: TBA

  • Ages 9 – 13
  • These one-week programs will teach beginning sailing in our new RS Tera and RS Zest fleet. No previous sailing or boating experience required.
  • Students learn the safe, responsible way to rig, launch and sail small boats, while improving their self-confidence, coordination and teamwork.
  • Our all-volunteer instructors are certified by U.S. Sailing and follow nationally recognized standards.
  • Classes run 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM, Monday thru Friday. Kids bring their own PFD, lunch and drinks.
  • Students are encouraged to repeat the class a second year. Third year students should take the “Sailing Better” Intermediate Camp.
  • The 2019 season will be the 19th year for Sailing Camps with the Thunderbird Sailing Club at the Lake Thunderbird BoatHouse.
  • For more information contact: Jerry Lojka 405-620-4498 or Phil Moershel 405-208-1532
  • Tuition – $200

Class has 0 seats available

Kid Sailing Camp II
Sailing Smart Beginner Camp
Dates: TBA

  • Ages 9 – 13
  • These one-week programs will teach beginning sailing in our new RS Tera and RS Zest fleet. No previous sailing or boating experience required.
  • Students learn the safe, responsible way to rig, launch and sail small boats, while improving their self-confidence, coordination and teamwork.
  • Our all-volunteer instructors are certified by U.S. Sailing and follow nationally recognized standards.
  • Classes run 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM, Monday thru Friday. Kids bring their own PFD, lunch and drinks.
  • Students are encouraged to repeat the class a second year. Third year students should take the “Sailing Better” Intermediate Camp.
  • The 2019 season will be the 19th year for Sailing Camps with the Thunderbird Sailing Club at the Lake Thunderbird BoatHouse.
  • For more information contact: Jerry Lojka 405-620-4498 or Phil Moershel 405-208-1532
  • Tuition – $200

Class has 0 seats available

“Sailing Better” Intermediate Camp
Ages 9-14
Dates: TBA

Three days of instruction build on the knowledge and skills learned in the Sailing Smart Camp.

  • Students will improve sailing on all points of sail, especially upwind.
  • They will be introduced to racing, including the rules, the start, and sailing the course.
  • Weather permitting we will take a longer destination sail.
  • Boats may include prams, Lasers, RS Tera, RS Zest, the American and Harbor 14 sloops, and perhaps a larger keelboat.
  • Instructors are US Sailing Small Boat and Basic Keelboat certified.
  • Class runs 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM, Thursday – Saturday.
  • For more information contact: Paul Reynolds 405-250-2093
  • Prerequisit: Kids Sailing Camps
  • Tuition – $150

Class has 0 seats available

Small Boat Sailing
Dates: TBA

  • ADULT SMALL BOAT SAILING
  • LEARN TO SAIL a centerboard or small keel boat.
  • Earn US Sailing Small Boat Certification.
  • Dates: TBA
  • Ages 14 and up. No sailing experience required.
  • Class is limited to 8 students
  • Taught by US Sailing Small Boat Level I Certified Instructor.
  • For more information contact Mary Anne Secrist at m.secrist913@gmail.com / 405-410-8582.
  • Tuition $200.

Class has 0 seats available

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