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Spring Seminars - On-the-water Training

Spring Series - On-the Water Training

Saturday Mornings in May

The best place for new sailors to test the waters and for experienced sailors to practice race course skills and for boat owners to pick up new crew. 

May 05: Practice luffing, overtaking and mark roundings on a short course, perpendicular to the wind.

May 12: Practice starts at 3-minute intervals. More starting practice than most skippers get in an entire season!

May 19: See demonstrations of packing and flying a spinnaker, then participate in the Graduation Cup race around Big Island. Trophy awarded after the race.


  • 8:00 am: Continental Breakfast
  • 8:30 am: Short lecture on the rules that apply to the training drill for that day. 
  • 9:30 am: Crew and guest instructor assignments and the "on the water" drills begin.
  • Noon: Lunch and review of the drills at the clubhouse.


  • Members: $15 per session or $35 for all three.
  • Non-members: $30 per session or $75 for all three
  • One Guest Instructor and One Guest Skipper per boat (Free)
  • Please pre-register in advance to help us coordinate and set up boats for the seminar.

For further information contact Terry Foster at 612-978-5089, or by email.

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