Learn To Sail

Now accepting enrollments for the Fall Keelboat Class!

US Sailing Keelboat

THIS CLASS IS FULL – please email thunderbirdsailingclub@gmail.com to be put on the waiting list.

  • US SAILING BASIC KEELBOAT
  • LEARN TO SAIL on our O’Day 24 (Shamrock) and Capri 22
  • For age 16 and up, no sailing knowledge required. This class leads to US Sailing Basic Keelboat certification. Six students maximum.
  • Spring 2019 classroom sessions will be held TUESDAY nights September 10, 17, and 24, 6:00 – 8:00 PM.
  • On-the-water times will be held as weather and schedules allow, on both weekdays and weekends. All sailing will conclude by October 10.
  • Taught by US Sailing Basic Keel Boat Certified Instructors Paul Reynolds and Phil Moershel
  • Tuition – $300.

Class has 0 seats available

Please email thunderbirdsailingclub@gmail.com to be put on the waiting list!

The following classes have already been held. 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
June 3-7, 2019

  • 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 18th 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
June 17-21, 2019

  • 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 18th 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
June 27-29
Ages 9-14

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

  • ADULT SMALL BOAT SAILING
  • LEARN TO SAIL a centerboard or small keel boat.
  • Earn US Sailing Small Boat Certification.
  • JULY 9, 10, 11, 12, from 5 PM to 9 PM, and Saturday, JULY 13, 8 AM to 4 PM
  • 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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