Basic Sailing 1

This class builds upon concepts introduced in the Intro to Sailing class. Students refine their sailing skills while learning how to properly trim sails for various conditions and angles to the wind. This nine-hour class is offered in three sessions on three consecutive days (Tue, Wed and Thur). Important safety skills taught in the class, including how to right a capsized boat and to prepare the student for sailing independently. The class is provisioned for two students per boat.

Prerequisites: Intro to Sailing (Preferred but not required)

Cost: $135 for three sessions

Click for: Curriculum for Basic Sailing 1

What to bring:
  • Old tennis shoes or water shoes *Very important because of zebra mussels!!
  • Sunscreen
  • Swimming Suit
  • Towel
  • Water bottle full of water/ beverage
  • Snack
  • Dry clothes
  • We provide life jackets but students may bring their own if they wish!

South Bay Marina
101 Bay Beach Road
Green Bay, WI, 54302

Directions: The marina is at the west end of Bay Beach Rd, past the Zippin Pippin. To find SOUTH BAY, take HWY I-43 to exit #187 (Webster Ave), go north to Irwin St. and take a left on Irwin, which then turns into Bay Beach Rd. We are the last entrance on the right. Look for the SOUTH BAY Marina sign.
When you enter the marina follow the signs that say Green Bay Sail & Paddle.