WOMEN ON THE WATER (W.O.W.)

WOW_picWomen on the Water is a one-day course designed to introduce women to the basics of sailing and seamanship aboard Fantasea, ANSA’s training boat. This course, given by women for women, consists of a morning of onboard instruction at the dock, followed by an afternoon of sailing and on-the-water instruction.

PREREQUISITES:
A desire to learn about sailing and to become better acquainted with Fantasea.

TEXTS:
David Seidman, The Complete Sailor: Learning the Art of Sailing.

TOPICS:
How the boat sails, identifying boat parts and lines by name, line handling, sail handling, boat systems, safety on board, navigational aids, navigational charts, common daylight rules of the road, and other related topics.

SAILING:
True wind, apparent wind, points of sail, sail trim, tacking, jibing, reefing, leeway, basic rules of the road.

SCHEDULE:
This sail will be scheduled given interest.

COST:
$75, including book and time on the water.

CONTACT:
Rear Commodore for TrainingANSA_Burgee_small