Beginning Adult Sailing

Learn to sail with the South Whidbey Yacht Club!

ADULTS 18+ Beginning-Intermediate

Come feel the wind on your face, breathe the fresh air and learn how those little boats actually get from place to place using only the wind. It’s easy and fun. We know it’s one of those things you always wanted to do – so here is your chance!

Three sessions of the US Sailing Course for Beginning Sailing are being offered by the South Whidbey Yacht Club. On-the-water instruction will be in Pelican or Lido Sailboats. An email with program adjustments will be sent out about 7 days in advance of lesson. A detailed description of program and your responsibilities can be found at

Location: Lone Lake

Instructors: South Whidbey Yacht Club’s Head Instructors are U.S. Sailing certified and will be assisted by experienced dinghy sailors. Sufficient staff will be on hand to ensure each participant receives personal attention.


Session 1: Saturday-Sunday, June 1-2*, 10:00am–4:30pm, Fee $275**

Session 2: Monday-Thursday, June 3-6*, 2:00pm-4:30pm, Fee $275**

Session 3: Saturday-Sunday, June 8-9, 10:00am–4:30pm, Fee $275**

*Friday, June 7th will be extra day of fun on the water for students from Sessions 1 & 2. This may be considered a make-up day if we lose a day of instruction due to weather. Session 3 students may participate on this day but the on-water experience will be limited but fun. More details for this day will be provided at the classes.

**$50 discount for SWYC members.

Note: When registering online, fee will be posted as $225, then non-members will be charged an additional $50.


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