JUNE SAILING CLASSES WERE A HIT, JULY CLASSES ARE JUST AROUND THE CORNER! OUR SAILING PROGRAM CONTINUES THE FIRST WEEKEND AND THE FIRST TUESDAY IN JULY! WE ARE ALSO EXCITED TO ANNOUNCE THE START OF FREE COMMUNITY SAILS THE FIRST SUNDAY OF EVERY MONTH STARTING SUNDAY JULY 5TH. EMAIL SLOOPCLUBSAILING@GMAIL.COM TO SIGN UP!
July Schedule and Course Descriptions Below:
Sunday July 5th:
Community Sails 2pm - sunset, Free!! Want access to the Hudson! Join the Hudson Sloop Club for a Free sail at the Hudson waterfront the first Sunday of every month. Sails are 2 hours or less. Donations not mandatory, but accepted.
SUNDAY JULY 5TH:
Four Hour Sailing Basics, 4pm - 8pm, $90.00** Catch the sailing bug? Got the itch to learn more? This four hour sail will show you how to rig a boat, sail at different angles to the wind, maneuver, and introduce you to basic terminology.
Tuesday July 7th:
Intro to Navigating the Hudson, 5:30pm - Sunset, $20.00** Learn about the characteristics of the Hudson River, and how to safely navigate your boat. Learn how to predict tides and currents, clouds and weather; learn local shallows and bottom substrates and “Rules of the Road” for your boat and commercial traffic on our area of the Hudson River.
TUESDAY JULY 7TH:
TUESDAY Sail, 5:30pm - Sunset, $20.00** Cruise by the Hudson Lighthouse, Middle Ground Flats and Athens, get a feel for sailing on the Hudson River in this 2-hour sail.
Registration Required! SLOOPCLUBSAILING@GMAIL.COM
*All classes are for adults, and kids ages 13 and up. Sailing classes for younger students are in the works!
**The Hudson Sloop Club is dedicated to making classes available to all. Contact us for sliding scale payment options: SLOOPCLUBSAILING@GMAIL.COM