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US Sailing Keelboat
2022 Spring Class
April 8, 15, & 22

All-volunteer instructors are certified by U.S. Sailing and follow nationally recognized standards.


This class is FULL

All-volunteer instructors are Basic Keelboat certified by US Sailing and follow nationally recognized standards.

  • 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 CLICK HERE
  • Age 16 and up, 8 students per class.
  • Classroom sessions will be held Friday, 6 – 8:30 PM, with the exam on the last night.
  • Three on-the-water sessions of 3 hours each will be held as weather and schedules allow, weekdays and weekends.
    • On-the-water sessions can start the day after the first class.
    • 2-3 students per boat.
    • All sailing sessions must be completed by May 8.
  • If needed, classes will be held outdoors with social distancing. Masks may be required at times.
  • Questions? Instructors Paul Reynolds 405-250-2093 par2058@yahoo.com, Phil Moershel 405-208-1532 phil@moershel.com, and Jerry Lojka 405-620-4498 jerrylojka@gmail.com
  • Tuition – $350.

Class has 0 seats available

Kids Sailing Smart Beginner class #1
Dates: June 6, 7, & 8

All-volunteer instructors are certified by U.S. Sailing and follow nationally recognized standards.

Registration NOW OPEN

  • Ages 9 – 16.
  • These one-week programs will teach beginning sailing in our new RS Tera and RS Zest fleet.
  • No previous sailing or boating experience required, but must be able to swim – class starts with 50′ swim test.
  • Student learn the safe, responsible way to rig, launch and sail small boats, while improving their self-confidence, coordination and teamwork.
  • Skills to learn include capsize recovery, balancing the boat, and tying knots.
  • Student safety is our priority; following instructions is a must.
  • Classes run 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM, Monday thru Wednesday. Thursday and Friday of the week are makeup days for bad weather.
  • Classes are limited to 8 students.
  • Graduates will be eligible for additional Saturday morning sailing days as weather permits.
  • Classes will be held outdoors with social distancing and masks as needed to prevent Covid-19 transmission.
  • Kids bring their own PFD, lunch and drinks.
  • Tuition – $250
  • Scholarships are available for these classes!

Class has 4 seats available

Kids Sailing Smart Beginner class #2
Dates: June 13, 14 & 15

All-volunteer instructors are certified by U.S. Sailing and follow nationally recognized standards.

Registration NOW OPEN

  • Ages 9 – 16.
  • These one-week programs will teach beginning sailing in our new RS Tera and RS Zest fleet.
  • No previous sailing or boating experience required, but must be able to swim – class starts with 50′ swim test.
  • Student learn the safe, responsible way to rig, launch and sail small boats, while improving their self-confidence, coordination and teamwork.
  • Skills to learn include capsize recovery, balancing the boat, and tying knots.
  • Student safety is our priority; following instructions is a must.
  • Classes run 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM, Monday thru Wednesday. Thursday and Friday of the week are makeup days for bad weather.
  • Classes are limited to 8 students.
  • Graduates will be eligible for additional Saturday morning sailing days as weather permits.
  • Classes will be held outdoors with social distancing and masks as needed to prevent Covid-19 transmission.
  • Kids bring their own PFD, lunch and drinks.
  • Tuition – $250
  • Scholarships are available for these classes!

Class has 4 seats available

Kids Sailing Smart Beginner class #3
Dates: June 20, 21 & 22

All-volunteer instructors are certified by U.S. Sailing and follow nationally recognized standards.

Registration NOW OPEN

  • Ages 9 – 16.
  • These one-week programs will teach beginning sailing in our new RS Tera and RS Zest fleet.
  • No previous sailing or boating experience required, but must be able to swim – class starts with 50′ swim test.
  • Student learn the safe, responsible way to rig, launch and sail small boats, while improving their self-confidence, coordination and teamwork.
  • Skills to learn include capsize recovery, balancing the boat, and tying knots.
  • Student safety is our priority; following instructions is a must.
  • Classes run 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM, Monday thru Wednesday. Thursday and Friday of the week are makeup days for bad weather.
  • Classes are limited to 8 students.
  • Graduates will be eligible for additional Saturday morning sailing days as weather permits.
  • Classes will be held outdoors with social distancing and masks as needed to prevent Covid-19 transmission.
  • Kids bring their own PFD, lunch and drinks.
  • Tuition – $250
  • Scholarships are available for these classes!

Class has 5 seats available

“Sailing Better” Intermediate Camp
Ages 9-14
Dates: June 27, 28 & 29

All-volunteer instructors are certified by U.S. Sailing and follow nationally recognized standards.

Registration NOW OPEN

  •  Ages 9-16.
  • For second and third year sailors.
  • 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 Lasers, RS Tera, RS Zest, the American and Harbor 14 sloops, and perhaps a larger keelboat.
  • Up to 12 students in this class.
  • Classes run 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM, Monday thru Wednesday. Thursday and Friday of the week are makeup days for bad weather.
  • Classes will be held outdoors with social distancing and masks to prevent Covid-19 transmission.
  • Graduates will be eligible for additional Saturday morning sailing days as weather permits.
  • Kids bring their own PFD, lunch and drinks.
  • Tuition – $250.
  • Scholarships are available for these classes!

Class has 3 seats available

Adult Small Boat Sailing
Dates: July 7-8, 11-12, and 14-15

All-volunteer instructors are certified by U.S. Sailing and follow nationally recognized standards.

Registration NOW OPEN

  • Learn to sail a centerboard or small keel boat.
  • Earn US Sailing Small Boat Certification that includes a total of 24 hours of instruction.
  • Ages 14 and up. No previous sailing or boating experience required, but must be able to swim – class starts with 50′ swim test.
  • July 7-8 Thurs-Friday, 11-12 Mon-Tuesday, and 14-15 Thurs-Friday
  • Classes are in the evening 5:00 – 9:00 PM.
  • 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 – $300.

Class is full

US Sailing Keelboat
2022 Fall Class
Sept. 16, 23, 30

All-volunteer instructors are certified by U.S. Sailing and follow nationally recognized standards.


This class is now open for enrollment

All-volunteer instructors are Basic Keelboat certified by US Sailing and follow nationally recognized standards.

  • 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 CLICK HERE
  • Age 16 and up, 8 students per class.
  • Classroom sessions will be held Friday, 6 – 8:30 PM, with the exam on the last night.
  • Three on-the-water sessions of 3 hours each will be held as weather and schedules allow, weekdays and weekends.
    • On-the-water sessions can start the day after the first class.
    • 2-3 students per boat.
  • If needed, classes will be held outdoors with social distancing. Masks may be required at times.
  • Questions? Instructors Paul Reynolds 405-250-2093 par2058@yahoo.com, Phil Moershel 405-208-1532 phil@moershel.com, and Jerry Lojka 405-620-4498 jerrylojka@gmail.com
  • Tuition – $350.

Class has 8 seats available

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