THE CREW TO SKIPPER METHOD
Perhaps you are dreaming of becoming a sailor. Or maybe you just want to feel more comfortable while sailing with others.
In any event - a knowledgeable sailor is a much happier sailor!
Sailors NYC presents: Crew to Skipper - the program that will put you on top of the sailing game!
What, why and how we do it
The Crew to Skipper Program is a holistic method which we developed throughout the years. This program is our commitment to our members' sailing education by combining on-water and classroom lessons led by experienced instructors and mentor-members. The lessons are designed to all skill levels - so that whether you need to learn sailing from scratch or need to refresh and perfect your game - you will find value. The lessons are following the curriculum of the NauticED online courses which you will have access to 24/7 at the comfort of your home.
IS IT GOOD FOR ME?
Following curriculums of NauticEd Courses
Weather and Sea Conditions
Units, terminology, winds and waves
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
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...
Open for sailors of all skill levels for the purpose of learning and practicing skills
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.