Open for sailors of all skill levels for the purpose of learning and practicing skills

PRACTICE LESSONS

IS IT GOOD FOR ME?

BEGINNER/

NOVICE

Learn terminology, skills and practice

INTERMEDIATE CREW

Brush up and enhance skills through practice

ASPIRING SKIPPER

Step up your game, prepare for practical assessment

EXPERIENCED SKIPPER

Practice: Man Over Board, docking, anchoring etc...

 

During 3-hour lessons you will be able to learn, exercise and get checked out on your knowledge and skills.

The lessons are open for sailors of all skill levels, and each student challenged according to their skill level. If are taking these lessons along with your online NauticEd course - make sure to complete the relevant modules prior to the lesson. If you are not sure which modules - contact Sailors NYC. Make sure to use your free NauticEd online logbook to log your hours onboard - as this will help you in obtaining higher levels of certifications in the future.

Minimum participants: 2, Maximum: 4.

 

TOPICS COVERED

Weather and Sea Conditions
Units, terminology, winds and waves
Electrical Systems
Get familiar with electrical systems and their functionality 
Auxiliary Power - Diesel Engines
Mean of propulsion when not sailing and why diesel?
Rigging and Sails
Boat parts terminology, knots and safe handle of lines
Rules of the road and Safety
Collision avoidance and overall safety responsibility 
Slip Departures and Returns
Understanding procedures and roles
Sailing
Understanding wind, hoist and unfurl sails, tack, gybe
Communications & Navigation
Routine & emergency communication and where we are
Anchoring and Mooring
Terminology and how to 
Coping with Emergencies
What to do when things go wrong...
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LESSON PACKAGE

9 LESSON PACKAGE

Lessons are 2-3-hour long covering different topics of the curriculum. Led by experienced instructors on board a sailboat or in a classroom. 

 

Lessons schedule:

  • Thursdays 6-9pm - on water (except from first Thursday of the month)

  • First Thursday of the month is a classroom lesson 6:30-8:30pm 

  • Sundays 9am-12pm on water

Lesson Package:

$500 with membership

$950 for non members

HOURS OF OPERATION

MONDAY-SUNDAY

9.00AM-7.00PM

CONTACT US

Email: info@sailorsnyc.com

Tel: 1-800-777-6493

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ADDRESS

Land: ANDCO 

201 Montgomery St. 2nd Fl, Jersey City, NJ 07302

Sea: Liberty Harbor Marina B Dock

11 Marin Blvd. Jersey City, NJ 07302

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