Sailing and Seamanship
with Coast Guard Auxiliary
Want to improve your sailing skills? Then Sailing Skills and Seamanship is a course for you. It is designed for both experienced and novice sailboat operators. Topics include types of sailboats, equipment for your boat, how a boat sails, reading the wind, points of sailing, sail controls, running, close-hauled, reaching, and sail adjustments. Basic maneuvers of tacking and jibing are explained along with picking up a mooring, leaving and approaching a dock, and anchoring. In addition, aids to navigation and an introduction to the rules of the nautical road are covered.
Oct 16 - Nov 1st, 2018
Tue and Thu for 3 weeks from 6:00 - 8:00 pm
Great Salt Bay School
559 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 Get directions