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Basic Coastal Cruising

at Windsong Sailing Academy - Tucker

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Tucker
4898 Lavista Rd
At School Access Rd
Tucker, Georgia 30084
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Class Level: Beginner
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 10

What you'll learn in this sailing lesson:

If coastal cruising is your desire, this training program will provide you the technical knowledge and skills training to realize your dream. After the 5-hr Basic Coastal Cruising (BCC) ground school, you then participate in our weekly 2-hr Sailing Outings till your skills are sufficient to journey to one of our coastal locations for your 3 to 5 day testing and skills evaluation.

Gain the knowledge and abilities to safely act as skipper and crew of a day sailing vessel 25 to 35 feet in any conditions. Below are some of the major topics discussed in this class.
  • Parts of the Boat
  • Boating Legal Requirements (Federal & State Law)
  • Boating Safety
  • Equipment (Anchor,instruments,VHF, Radio Protocols, etc.)
  • Rules of the Road and Boating Laws
  • Responsibilities of Skipper and Crew
  • Hazards (Weather, Flammables, Sickness, etc.)
  • Anchoring
  • Weather
  • Emergencies (Sinking, Grounding, Rigging Failure, Engine Failure, etc.)
  • Basic Navigation Aids
  • Emergency First Responses
  • AND MUCH MUCH MORE!
Our unique approach to education permits convenient training at your leisure here in Atlanta for as long as YOU require. When you feel your skills and knowledge are ready for the next step, you then transition those skills to a coastal location where tides, navigation aids and coastal weather complete your training.

This class will ensure that your first charter experience will be memorable for all the right reasons! Success requires judgment and judgment requires experience. Our programs enable YOU to decide how much practice time YOU require to ensure your success.

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School: Windsong Sailing Academy

 

Windsong was incorporated in 1987 as an economical alternative to often expensive commercial sailing schools. The school was founded through support from the community adult education center in DeKalb County. The first classes were conducted on the DeKalb County Community College main campus...

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