Sail – 2009

Start Date: This course will be scheduled after a minimum number of students register.
Schedule: Open
Cost: USPS members – $45.00; non members – $70.00
Fees cover class material (all instruction donated by HSPS)
Location: Noblesville Fire Station #76
16800 Hazel Dell Pkwy, Noblesville, IN 46060
(2.2 miles north of 146 St)
Signup: rgwahlers@comcast.net
Enrolment: “0” students currently registered

Printable class information

Course Description

Sail 2009 is a completely new sail course created to serve the needs of the novice and experienced sailor, as well as the non-sailor, for basic skills and knowledge. The course starts with basic sailboat designs and nomenclature, rigging, safety, and sail processes and then tackles the physical aspects of sailing forces and techniques, sail applications, marlinespike, helmsmanship and handling of more difficult sailing conditions, navigation rules, and an introduction to heavy weather sailing. Appendices provide an introduction to sailboat racing and sailing in Canadian waters.

This new Sail course is a single volume Student and Instructor Manual (IM) developed in cooperation with the Canadian Sail & Power Squadron. Course instructional materials include material in Microsoft PowerPoint® format with embedded animations that require additional software to perform correctly

Course completion is documented by a closed book exam graded by USPS Headquarters.

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Do you have any questions or maybe you would like to sign up for this class? Let us know below in the reply section. We promise to get right back to you.

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