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Crew Training 1- Skippers/Instructors: Urs Rathgeb

  • 28 Feb 2021
  • 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Windward Sea Venture Ctr, 100 Admiralty Way (Waterford Marina-Pier 3) , Kemah , TX 77565
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  • Training will include 2 skippers o the boat
  • This sail is for members interesting in receiving instructional training on sailing.
  • TASS welcomes non-members interested in taking an active part in this training instructional hands on sail.

Charter boat: Blue Horizon

Crew Training including classroom and hands-on sailing

Target Participants:

Beginners and Individuals who have sailed a few times as guests on a sailboat, but would like to take a more active role during sailing.

Topics covered:

9am – 11am                 Class Room Session

  • Basic Terminology and parts of a sailboat
  • Sailing etiquette
  • How does a sailboat move
  • Points of sail

11:30am – 5:30pm       On the Water Session

  • Identifying sailboat parts
  • Safety
  • Undocking
  • Basic navigation rules in the channel
  • Hoisting/unfurling sails
  • Points of sail and basic sail trim
  • Tacking and jibing (getting ready and executing)
  • Crew at the helm
  • Lowering sails
  • Docking
Sandwich Lunch, water and training materials provided

For more information on this and other training please see this document 

Training Schedule 2018.pdf

Boat chartered from http://windwardseaventure.com/

* This is not an ASA certified course


TASS - Texas Association of Social Sailors - PO Box 27050 - Houston, TX 77227-7050   

Texas Association of Social Sailors (aka TASS) is a 501(c)6 non-profit organization. 

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