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Basic Sail Course Information

The Basic Sail Course is usually held three times a year and consists of two lectures and On-the-Water (OTW) classes. OTW classes are on Meadow Lake at Flushing Meadows Corona Park. For the 2022 sessions, at least one of the lectures will likely be virtual. For the Spring and Fall intensive sessions, the OTW classes are planned for Saturdays. For the Summer session, OTW classes will be in the evenings on Mondays, Tuesdays or Thursdays or in the mornings on Saturdays. Students will be assigned to a particular day for OTW classes.

Please note that for the 2022 season, we are currently only accepting fully vaccinated students. If you are not vaccinated, we require a negative COVID-19 test within 72 hours prior to participating in OTW classes. Contact with any questions or concerns.

**Spots are limited for the 2022 season and will be on a first come, first served basis.**

For a description of the Basic Sail Course: Description 

Schedule - Spring Intensive Session


Lecture / Class Date(s)      Time
Material Pick Up & Orientation (Sat) 4/30 10am - 12pm
Zoom Lecture 1 & 2 (Thurs) 5/5, 5/12
5/5: 7:30-8:30pm
5/12: 7:30pm - 9pm

OTW (Sat) 5/7, 5/14, 5/21 5/7:  9am-4pm
5/14, 5/21:  10am-4pm

Make-up OTW (Sat) 6/11 10am-4pm

Schedule - Summer Session

Lecture / Class Date(s)     Time
Material Pick Up & Orientation (Sat) 6/4 10am - 12pm
Zoom Lecture 1 & 2 (Thurs) 6/8, 6/30
7/8: 7:30-8:30pm
7/22: 7:30pm - 9pm

OTW (Weekdays or Saturdays)* *6/6, 6/13, 6/27, 7/5, 7/11, 7/18

Weekdays: 6pm - 9pm

Saturdays: 10am - 1pm
Make-up OTW (Sat) 7/30

*The dates displayed represent the week. The exact dates/day of the week will be established once we identify the student and instructor preferences. Students and instructors will be asked their first and second preference day of the week (either Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, or Saturday).

Schedule - Fall Intensive Session

Lecture / Class Date(s)   Time
Material Pick Up & Orientation (Sat)  8/27 10am - 12pm
 Zoom Lecture 1 & 2 (Thurs)  9/8, 9/15 9/9: 7:30-8:30pm
9/14: 7:30pm - 9pm
Lectures and Classes (Sat) 9/10, 9/17, 9/24
9/10:  9am-4pm
9/17, 9/24:  10am-4pm
Make-up OTW (Sat) 10/1

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