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Introduction to Cruising Course
Sailing Lessons Sailing Appreciation Basic Keelboat Intermediate Sailing Bareboat/Crusing
If the cruising lifestyle is in your future, North Bay offers an Introduction to Cruising course on Journey, a 50-foot ketch. On this overnight cruise you will learn "big" boat systems and the navigation skills needed to get you to secluded anchorages or ports of call on the Bay.
You will learn to use navigation tools and needed chart work to make night passages while also learning sail trim techniques on a two-mast boat. Various anchoring techniques will be explored. On board galley tips from the First Mate will assist you in preparing for the cruising lifestyle.
From here students may advance to the Bareboat/Cruising Course offered through North Bay Yacht and our affiliate Haven Charters. Each course is customized and carries a certification through Haven Charters for Bareboat Charter.
Program includes two days and one night underway, instruction and meals aboard. Additional cost may apply for additional people, meals ashore or slip fees when appropriate: $700.00 for the first couple
Packages combining a stay at our Bed & Breakfast are available. Call or e-mail for details.
Before you make a decision on any sailing school or program, call or e-mail us to discuss what your sailing goals and objectives are. Not all those wishing to sail need to go through a certification program.
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