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Taste-of-Sailing / Harbor Cruise
Duration: 3 Hours
Location: Brooklyn Bridge Park, New York
Great for people who have no sailing or boating knowledge AND experienced
sailors who want a quick sail adventure around New York Harbor.
Description – Taste of Sailing (3 hours)
The 3-hour Taste-of-Sailing is designed to get you involved in learning the
basics of sailing without classroom sessions or certification.
Depending on weather conditions and the learning pace of all in your
class (maximum five crew per boat the following knowledge and skills
will be described and practiced:
What to wear
Basic sailing terms
Being part of the crew
Preparing and leaving a dock
Finding the wind direction
Adjusting sails to use the wind
Steering to make a sailboat go where you want it to go
Preparing and returning to a dock
De-rigging and cleaning up the boat
Instructional time: 2.5 hours practical + 0.5 hours of on shore briefings. Sail as much or as little as you want
Prerequisites: No prior sailing experience required