Sailing Lessons

Sailing in Bokeelia, Florida, United States of America

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In Bokeelia, Florida, United States of America

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We offer:

Private Sailing Lessons and a more comprehensive sailing course through our

Basic Keelboat 101 ASA Course – certified by the American Sailing Association

We offer:

Private Sailing Lessons and a more comprehensive sailing course through our

Basic Keelboat 101 ASA Course – certified by the American Sailing Association

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From
$445.00
Duration
4 hours

Location

Directions:

Maine Location:

60 Marina Road S. Casco, Maine

Florida Location:

The VERY END or Portobello Rd. in Bokeelia, Florida. DIRECTIONS:

From I-75 to EXIT 143 (Pine Island Road). Go through Matlacha (Mat La Shay) to Pine Island to a 4 way stop. At the 4 way, take a right onto Stringfellow Road towards the town of Bokeelia.

Follow Stringfellow about 7 miles and look for a fork in the road with signs saying “Ships Store”. We are located at the very end of Portobello St. in the town of Bokeelia, FL at the very north end of the island. The GPS Coordinates:

26*42’03.40“N 82*08’55.45W

The trip from Route 75 will take about 30 minutes.

If you are coming from the south – you can take EXIT 136 (Colonial Blvd/Veterans Hwy) over to Pine Island as well.

City
Bokeelia
State / Region
Florida
Zip / Postcode
33922
Country
United States of America
26.697841 -82.148781

Itinerary

Congratulations on your interest in learning to sail, or in improving your sailing skills. The American Sailing Association is the world’s foremost organization dedicated to training, teaching and certifying schools, sailing instructors and sailing enthusiasts. Terminology: Spreaders, Backstay, Hull, Gooseneck, Shrouds, Stern Pulpit… Functions of: Mainsheet, Boomvang, Winches, Cunningham, Downhaul, Halyard, Rudder etc. Applying sailboat rules of the road Sailing skills on the water: Hoisting the sails, set appropriate luff tensions, coiling and more Tacking and jibing and calling the appropriate commands prior to the manuevers. Knots: Bowlines, Hitches, Figure Eight Man overboard manuevers Anchoring – Knowing why the boat sails “Theory of Sailing to Windward” The confidence of being able to harness the wind to get where you want to go! AND MUCH MORE! Call us for a syllabus and we’ll email one out today!

Inclusions

ASA Kit including:

ASA Study Text
ASA Log Book
ASA Membership
Examination

Water, sunscreen and gifts!

Exclusions

Lunch

Please Note

Wear non-marking boat shoes or sneakers. Please let us know if you have any medical conditions – any whatsoever (arthritis, bad knee etc.)

Cancellation policy

If cancelled up to 14 days before date of arrival, no fee will be charged. If cancelled later or in case of no-show, the entire activity price may be charged.

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