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Basic Sail Course Information

  
The Basic Sail Course is usually held three times a year and consists of an orientation, lecture content (in-person and / or online), and On-the-Water (OTW) classes. OTW classes are on Meadow Lake at Flushing Meadows Corona Park. For the Spring and Fall intensive sessions, the OTW classes are planned for Saturdays. For the Summer session, there will be two sections, one meeting on a weekday evening and one meeting on Saturday morning. Students will be assigned to an OTW section based on student and volunteer availability.

The minimum age for the Basic Sail program is 16.

Registration for the 2023 season will open in late February / early March. **Spots are limited and will be available on a first come, first served basis.** Attendance at all scheduled sessions is required and make-up dates are reserved for weather-related cancellations. If you anticipate a schedule conflict with any of the dates, please register for a different session.

Contact info@sailtasca.org with any questions or concerns.

For a description of the Basic Sail Course: Description 

Schedule - Spring Intensive Session

 

Lecture / Class Date(s)      Time
Material Pick Up & Orientation (Sat) 4/29 10am - 12pm
OTW Sessions (Sat) 5/6, 5/13 9am - 4pm
  5/20 10am-4pm
Make-up OTW (Sat)* 6/3 10am-4pm
* The make-up OTW will only be held if a regular OTW session has to be cancelled due to weather.

Schedule - Summer Session


Lecture / Class Date(s)     Time
Material Pick Up & Orientation (Sun) 6/11 10am - 12pm
OTW Sessions (Saturdays plus weekday evening TBD)* Saturdays:
6/17, 6/24, 7/1, 7/8, 7/15, 7/22

Weekday evening TBD based on student and instructor availability

Saturdays: 
6/17 and 7/1 9am - 1pm
All other sessions 10am - 1pm

Weekday evenings will meet 6pm - 9pm
Make-up OTW** Saturday: 7/29
Weekday TBD

Sat:10am-1pm
Weekday 6pm - 9pm

* Students will be assigned one day for their OTW sessions.

** The make-up OTW will only be held if a regular OTW session has to be cancelled due to weather.


Schedule - Fall Intensive Session

Lecture / Class Date(s)   Time
Material Pick Up & Orientation (Sat) 8/26 10am - 12pm
OTW Sessions (Sat) 9/9, 9/16 9am - 4pm
  9/23 10am - 4pm

Make-up OTW (Sat)*

9/30

10am-4pm

* The make-up OTW will only be held if a regular OTW session has to be cancelled due to weather.

Please click the button below if you would like to be notified as soon as our 2023 Basic Sail Classes are open for registration. We hope to see you on the lake soon! 

We only need your first and last name, and email address. You will then be asked which Basic Sail session you are interested in and how you found out about TASCA. 
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For any questions with registration or payment, please contact us at info@sailtasca.org.