Category Archives: Education

Sailboat racing crew class great success

Saturday, March 10, the club taught one of our first new series of classes and seminars. Saturday nine eager sailors joined us to learn various skills to become crew on racing sailboats this year.

crew class student tying a bowline
Crew class students learned how to tie some basic knots

The class taught terms and terminology, sail trim, winch basics, skills in rope work, basic first-aid and what to expect on a racing sailboat.

woman tying a bowline
Crew class student tying a bowline

Students were all looking to join racing crews this year.

Club commodore demonstrates knot tying
Commodore Jim Hellquist demonstrates how to tie a knot properly.