BEGINNING SAILING


 AGES: 8 - 14

DATE: Multiple Sessions

CLASS SIZE: 16 - 24 Students

SUGGESTED PRICE: Varies

INSTRUCTOR: Youth Sailing Staff

LOCATION: South Lake Union

PREREQUISITES: None


In this introduction to sailing, new sailors learn basic theory and terminology to build a foundation of skills. Learn and practice tacking, jibing, sail trim, weight balance and capsize recovery, as well as teamwork, communication, observation and patience. Youth sail in teams of two in our 8′ El Toros. No Experience Necessary.

SPRING SCHOOL-YEAR WEEKEND SESSIONS | SATURDAYS | $240

 MAY 11, 18, 25, JUNE 1 & 8, 2019; 9:00AM – 12:00PM
 MAY 11, 18, 25, JUNE 1 & 8, 2019; 1:00PM – 4:00PM ***

***This afternoon learn-to-sail camp can be paired with the STEM Underwater Robotics Program for middle-school girls, where students learn to build underwater robots. Combining these programs builds an 8-week program on Saturdays from 9am-4pm. For more information, or to register for both sections, FOLLOW THIS LINK

SUMMER BEGINNING SAILING CAMPS | MONDAY-FRIDAY, 9AM – 4PM | $420

All general registration is full for summer beginning sailing camps. There are still scholarship eligible spots available. To request a scholarship, please fill out our online Individual Request Form.

Session 1: JUNE 24-28, 2019; 9:00AM – 4:00PM 4 SPOTS LEFT
Session 2: JULY 1, 2, 3 &5, 2019; 9:00AM – 4:00PM NOTE: No class on July 4th. Cost for this 4-day camp is $330
Session 3: JULY 8-12, 2019; 9:00AM – 4:00PM
Session 4: JULY 15-19, 2019; 9:00AM – 4:00PM 3 SPOTS LEFT
Session 5: AUGUST 5-9, 2019; 9:00AM – 4:00PM
Session 6: AUGUST 12-16, 2019; 9:00AM – 4:00PM 
Session 7: AUGUST 26-30, 2019; 9:00AM – 4:00PM 

CWB is excited to be able to offer After Care from 4:00pm-5:30pm during summer camps.

  1. $15/day

  2. $60/week

Late-pick ups without pre-registration will be charged $7/15 minutes.

After registering for camp, follow this link to sign up for After Care: REGISTER FOR AFTER CARE

This information may be outdated. Please call (206) 382-2628 or email youth@cwb.org for updates on open spots and waitlists.

REQUIREMENTS & WHAT TO EXPECT

A swim test is not required for CWB’s youth sailing programs. Lifejackets are required and provided for all participants. The first day of Beginning Sailing includes a capsize drill, where students deliberately flip and right their sailboat next to the dock and under close instructor supervision.

VIEW MORE INFORMATION ABOUT WHAT TO EXPECT

PAY WHAT YOU CAN

This program is eligible for a Pay-What-You-Can youth scholarship. To request a scholarship, please fill out our online Individual Request Form.