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Greensboro Power Squadron

Sail 101 & 102

Sail 101 - This course module, Basic Sail, provides a thorough study of the terminology of sailing; as well as information on the following subjects: sailboat rigs, sail plans, boat design and hull types, sails, standing rigging, running rigging, wind, preparing to sail, sailing upwind, sailing downwind, docking and anchoring, marlinspike seamanship, navigation rules.
Sail 102 - This course module, Advanced Sail, provides information on the following subjects: wind forces, stability, balance, sail shape, tuning the rig, steering and helmanship, spinnaker handling, heavy weather sailing, storm conditions, sailing safety, sailboat racing, race management, navigation rules.
This course is offered to Squadron members only. If you are interested in joining Greensboro Power Squadron please enroll in America's Boating Course®. This course is a prerequisite for anyone desiring membership.
If Guilford County schools are closed due to weather, we will not have class. If you have questons call 336-675-0823



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