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Spring Basic Sail - Thursdays On-The-Water

Saturday, Apr 22, 2017, 9:00 AM until Thursday, Jun 1, 2017
Boathouse at Flushing Meadow Lake, Queens, NY
30 Meadow Lake
Flushing, NY  11367

Gina D Gerdes
Thursday Nights - Basic Sail
Registration is required by Thursday, April 27, 2017
Payment In Advance Only
Cancellation Policy:
The $300 registration fee for the Basic Sail Course is non-refundable. Changes are possible:
- On-the-water lesson days may be changed (Saturdays, Mondays, Tuesdays, or Thursdays) during the Session registered for;
- The Session registered for (Spring, Summer, Fall) may be changed within the same calendar year;
For more information about the course and/or the cancellation policy, email
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Basic Sailing Course

Learn to Sail in Queens, NY. Classes are held on beautiful Meadow Lake in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park on 14-foot sloops, taught by TASCA volunteer instructors.


  1. Classroom Lecture #1 - Saturday, April 22, 9-11AM; (Make-Up: April 26 - 6:30-8:30 PM)
  2. Classroom Lecture #2 - Saturday, May 6, 1-3PM; (Make-Up: May 10, 6:30-8:30 PM)
  3. Swim Test - Cross Island YMCA - 9-11 AM
  4. Six On-the-Water Lessons: Thursdays 6-9PM - April 27; May 4,11,18,25; June 1
  5. Reading Assignments & Written Test
  6. Knots Test
  7. Boat Rigging Test
  8. Sailing Performance Proficiency Test
Graduation (Save the Date): Sunday, October 29, 11AM