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JACOMO SAILING EDUCATION PROGRAMS


Learn to Sail (Adult)

Cost: $300
bring a buddy for an additional $100.

This basic sailing course is designed for beginners with no sailing experience.  Included in your cost is US Sailing's Learn to Sail textbook, four classes (two on Thursdays and two on Saturdays), and access to our Boatshare boats upon successful completion of the Boatshare checkout.

The classroom instruction begins with an emphasis on safety and the theory of how sails work. The rest of the course follows the process of “going sailing”, and covers maintenance, rigging, launching, sailing upwind and downwind, starting and stopping, right-of-way, and docking. The on the water training solidifies your skills, with one instructor and two to three students per boat.


Thursday classroom sessions meet at the Jacomo Sailing Center, 6:30pm-9:00pm

Saturday On-the-Water sessions meet at the Lake Jacomo Marina Rigging Lot, 8:30am - Noon

For an additional $100 you may bring a spouse/family member/a friend/significant other, etc...
Learn something new together!

The Jacomo Sailing Lessons are a fantastic deal, and are made possible by our generous volunteers that provide these individualized lessons.  For only $300, you can learn to sail and then take out any boat in our entire fleet of small sailboats for the rest of the year! For more information on boatshare, check out BoatShare   

To register, choose your course and dates from the list below. Registration and payment are required in advance.

Learn to Race


This basic racing course is designed for beginners with limited sailing / racing experience.  The classroom instruction begins with an emphasis on safety and the racing rules. The rest of the course follows the process of “smart sailing”, and covers racing tactics. Each student then receives "on the water" training to solidify their skills. Fees to be determined.

NASBLA Water Safety


Jacomo Sailing Club encourages you to get you state Boater's License. 

Both Missouri and Kansas offer online and in classroom options.  For Missouri, see Missouri State Highway Patrol's website.  For Kansas,  see Kansas Wildlife, Parks & Tourism website.  These resources provide great information on the requirements for needing a state boater license.

Certified Club Level Officer Training

 

Race Training

 

Race Training is on-going training. For more information please contact: rc@jacomosailingclub.org

 

SCHEDULE


#1  |  Learn to Sail

  Adult "Learn To Sail" (#1) - 5/13/2021
  • Thursday, May 13
  • Saturday, May 15
  • Thursday, May 27
  • Saturday, May 29

#2  |  Learn to Sail

Adult "Learn To Sail" (#2) - 6/17/2021

  • Thursday, June 17
  • Saturday, June 19
  • Thursday, June 24
  • Saturday, June 26


#3  |  Learn to Sail

Adult "Learn To Sail" (#3) - 7/8/2021

  • Thursday, July 8
  • Saturday, July 10
  • Thursday, July 15
  • Saturday, July 17


#4  |  Learn to Sail


Adult "Learn To Sail" (#4) - 7/22/2021
  • Thursday, July 22
  • Saturday, July 24
  • Thursday, August 5
  • Saturday, August 7


#5  |  Learn to Sail


Adult "Learn To Sail" (#5) - 8/12/2021
  • Thursday, Aug 12
  • Saturday, Aug 14
  • Thursday, Aug 19
  • Saturday, Aug 21




NOTE: "On the Water" Training Days are subject to rescheduling due to wind and weather conditions.