Course Fee: $300 (Register early for Summer Classes!)
Learn to sail on Meadow Lake in a 14 foot sailboat: 2-3 students with an experienced instructor.
Attend TASCAs lectures on sail theory at Meadow Lake Boathouse in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park
Learn how to tie knots, rig a boat, understand sailing terms, and safely use the wind to sail a boat.
Applicants must be 16 years of age or older and pass a swim test in an indoor pool (stay afloat or tread water 5 minutes, swim 25 yards and don a life preserver while in the water).
- 6-Week Regular One three hour class a week for six weeks
Choice of days Saturday, Monday, Tuesday or Thursday classesStarting in April (Spring Sessions) or July (Summer Sessions)
Fall Intensive One full-day class a week for three weeksChoose either Saturday or Sunday classes starting in September
Our Basic Sailing course is intended to bring the complete novice up to the level of a competent sailor.
- Rigging the boat (Putting the sails up!)
- Steering the boat
- Points of Sail (Upwind, Downwind)
- Rules of the road
- Approaching the Dock or Mooring
- Overboard recovery
- Safety/Weather & Wind Conditions
To register, click on a session
If you have questions e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call us at (718) 699-1951.