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  *All participants must be pre-registered for their lesson by 5P Friday prior to the start date of their session.*

Adult Basic Sailing

This program is for individuals who are interested in learning the basic knowledge and skills of sailing. No prior experience is needed. This is a  "hands on" program with lessons being taught  both on land and on water by certified coaches.  You will learn nomenclature, safety, knots, rigging, steering, how sails work, rules of the water and much more! Each 6 hour lesson is divided into (3) two hour sessions over one week.

  • When:

  Session 1:  SOLD OUT

  Session 2:  SOLD OUT    

  Session 3:  SOLD OUT

  Session 4:  SOLD OUT

  Session 5:  SOLD OUT

  Session 6:  SOLD OUT

  Session 7:  SOLD OUT

  Session 8:  SOLD OUT

  Session 9:  August 22 (Monday), August 23 (Tuesday), August 25 (Thursday)

 Start Times: 6:00P - 8:00P PLEASE ARRIVE to the Sailing Center 30 MINUTES EARLY FOR SETUP 

  • Cost$450 per person per session 2 person minimum/ 4 person maximum

  • Where: The Station, The Sailing Center for the Foundry 1000 Cuyahoga River Road, Cleveland, Ohio  44113

(As of August 11, 2022, based on overwhelming demand from the community, additional sessions (sessions 10-14) have been added to the schedule.   The additional sessions will be offered as single day, 6-hour lesson from 9am - 4pm with a one-hour lunch break at noon.    Please select either a Wednesday or Friday from the list below for your single day lesson date. The single day session will quickly and comprehensively build the participants sailing skills.)

 Session 10:  August 17 (Wednesday)

 Session 11:   August 19 (Friday)

 Session 12:   August 24 (Wednesday)

 Session 13:   August 26 (Friday)

 Session 14:    August 31 (Wednesday)

 *If the Foundry determines that an Adult Learn to Sail session must be cancelled, participants will be notified a minimum of (2) hours prior to the scheduled start time for that day. Make up date for Foundry determined weather impacted cancellation are to be determined.

*Payments made online via credit card will incur a processing fee of  2.95% + $1.25 and will be added during checkout.

In the event you need to cancel your booking, registration fees will be refunded provided notice is received 72 hours in advance of scheduled booking start date. No refund will be applied once a session or series has begun - no refund will be given for no shows.  After the registration is complete, you will receive a receipt email with instructions on what to bring, what to wear, directions to the Station, the Sailing Center for the Foundry at the Historic Coast Guard Station,  and other pertinent information.

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