SAILING LESSONS FOR ALL AGES!
OPTI SAILING LESSONS (Ages 5- 13)
Various times and levels available to accommodate all! Life jackets are required.
Swimsuit, towel, sunscreen, sunglasses, and water bottle are recommended.
CONTACT NANCY TEGEDER (414)218-0118
Beginner: Monday- Thursday, 9- 11:30am
(2 sessions available: June 12- 29 and July 10- 27(no class July 24))
Students will learn the basics of sailing- parts of the sailboat, sailing terminology, proper boat care, and how to rig and unrig, with safety and good sportsmanship highlighted. Students will learn basic boat handling skills taught on and off the water with the coaches at their side. $250 members/$300 nonmembers, boat rental $75
Intermediate/Advanced Optis: Monday- Thursday 1:30- 4pm
(2 sessions available: June 12- 29 and July 10-27(no class July 24))
Students should be well versed on the basics of sailing. Improving boat handling will be their main objective, as well as how to navigate around a race course, and knowledge of racing rules. Confidence increases. Wednesday is race day- come at 3:15 to watch! On Wednesday race days, class will run until 4:00pm. $250 members/$300 nonmembers, boat rental $75
Learn to sail camps (Ages 5- 13)
These camps will introduce school aged children to the basics of sailing, while enjoying the waters of Nagawicka. Sailors will be involved in both on and off water activities. Need to bring lunch for day camps (includes rental).
Camp 1: June 4- 7, 9am- 2pm
Camp 2: July 30- August 2, 9am- 2pm
Camp 3: August 6- 9, 9am- 2pm
Opti Night Camp: Monday and Wednesday, 6- 8pm June 11- July 25 (no class July 4)
OTHER SAILING LESSONS AVAILABLE
X Boat Sailing (through age 16): 9- 11:30am, June 11- July 24
X boat classes run throughout the summer dependent on regatta dates. Skippers must be NLYC members and own their own boat. Crew positions may be non-members. X boats may also compete in Wednesday and Saturday morning lake races which are noted on the calendars.
420 sailing classes (ages 14+) Cost: $175 each
The 420 is a 2 person sailboat used for most high school and college sailing teams. Teens will learn how to sail, improve boat handling skills, practice race and learn strategies. All levels welcome!
*420 Class: Fridays, 1- 4:00pm, June 15- July 27
*420 Clinic: Monday- Thursday July 30- August 2 OR August 6- 9, 1- 4pm
ADULT SAILING LESSONS (Ages 18+) CONTACT SHARON KRAKLOW 367-6222
MONDAYS, 6:30-8pm $270
This class is designed for those who have never sailed before. Adults will learn how to steer and crew a sailboat. Participants will also learn about water safety, how to control and steer the boat in the direction they want to go. They will also learn the proper and safe way of leaving and returning to a pier, also learning how to “see” the wind on the water move.