LEARN TO SAIL CLASSES (Ages 18+)
KHYF offers year-round private individual, group, and family lessons. Take a single lesson or go through the full progression at your own pace.
The lessons are self paced and the schedule is flexible to accommodate your work and family schedule. Weekday and/or weekends. With each set of classes, students of the same or different skill level, work with an instructor, with a max ratio of 3:1.
All level skills are offered, providing you with the flexibility to take as many class sets as you wish, and make progress towards your goals at your own pace.
Based on your personal goals, the lessons can be an introduction to sailing or lead to U.S. Sailing Keelboat Certification.
All lessons are taught on Martin 242 keelboats by a U.S. Sailing certified instructor.
INTRO COURSE KEELBOAT
Many schools teach a 15-20 hour Keelboat program, and say you’re ready. We first focus on basic sailing skills, such as learn parts of the boat, rigging, steering, tacking, basic knots, tacking, and sail trim The INTRO Course is a 6 hour course over 2 days and provides an introduction to sailing for beginners.The Course is for those with little or no sailing experience . Classes will be held on a Martin 242. Students sign up and will plan the lesson with the instructor according to their available schedule. Each lesson has an instruction-student ratio of 3-1 or less.
INTERMEDIATE COURSE KEELBOAT
For the sailors who would like to formalize their sailing experience you acquire another set of lessons and you progess to more advanced instruction and you move on to gybing, reefing, man over board drills and docking, crewing etc. The class schedule is again agreed upon the instructors and students available schedule.
US SAILING BASIC KEELBOAT CERTIFICATION COURSE:
KHYF is an accredited US Sailing Keelboat School. We offer the internationally recognized Basic Keelboat certification. This course can take on average 6 lessons - 18 hours of sailing instruction or more, depending on the pace of the student .In this course you learn to be a skipper. You can schedule the classes weekday or weekend depending on yours and the instructors schedule)
Certified students can rent the M242s keelboats without an instructor, provided they are members of the King Harbor Yacht Club. In order to achieve certification, students must pass a practical and written portion of the exam. Most students starting from scratch will take about 24 hours to get through the practical portion of the course. There is an additional fee to cover textbook and testing materials, as well as the US Sailing membership fee.
WEEKDAY OR WEEKEND INSTRUCTION CAN BE SCHEDULED IN ADVANCE !!
2018 GROUP INSTRUCTION FORMAT & RATES (per person):
Weekdays - and Weekends : noon-6pm
2 Lessons (3 hours each) INTRO $240.- per person (6 hours of instruction)
4 Lessons (3 hours each) INTERMEDIATE $480.- per person (12 hours of instruction)
We also offer private instruction, with certified instructors, for all skill levels.
Private lessons provide a one-on-one experience and work well as a refresher and confidence builder, introduction to the sport of sailing, or are a perfect way to focus on improving specific skills and experience.
Private lessons for adults are typically taught in 3 hour blocks, scheduled at a time that is convenient to you and based on instructor availability.
2018 PRIVATE INSTRUCTION RATES (per person):
* Individual keelboat lessons $50.- per hour per person / $150.- minimum
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"Learning to sail is like opening the door to a new world, sometimes challenging or difficult, but incredibly rewarding, for you, and for us. There is nothing like the excitement of your first sail"