The Basic Keelboat Class teaches the fundamentals of sailing. It is covered in 3 sessions of challenging fun and education. Sailors will begin learning to sail a boat of about 20-25 feet in length in light to moderate winds and sea conditions in familiar waters without supervision. A preparatory Standard with no auxiliary power or navigation skills required. This class is mostly on the water training, with little time spent in the classroom. The first part of the course begins in the classroom where we cover Sailing Knowledge. The remainder of this class is on the water hands-on learning. Class times: 10 AM to 5 PM all three days. Includes first year membership to the ASA, Sailing Made Easy text, and sailing logbook.
Cancellation Policy; A full class credit will be issued to you if for any reason you must cancel your sailing class or charter ten days before start of class or charter. Credit is good for one year after the first date of enrollment. Credits are transferable to friends or family members. If cancelling within ten days of start of class or charter there are no refunds, unless you have purchased the refund insurance described below. Cancellations due to weather will be given a credit. Cash refunds are granted if you purchased Refund Insurance (see below). Special Note: for Basic Coastal Navigation class (ASA 105), there is no credit extended if you cancel. You may receive a refund if you purchased the refund insurance.
Refund Insurance; Unexpected events sometimes arise and force us to change our plans. Sailing Ventures offers our sailing students Refund Insurance for $45 per class and per student--due at the time of enrollment. Refund Insurance entitles you to a full refund of class tuition should you cancel your enrollment more than ten days prior to the start of your class. If you cancel within ten days of the start of your class, you will receive a full credit of your tuition valid for one year from your original class date. Credit is transferable to friends and family members, and is good for all Sailing Ventures classes.