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Making Your Sailing Dreams Come True

Basic Keelboat Certification (101)

(–A Fun-filled class… Our most popular learn-to-sail course.

Our certified instructors will take you from landlubber to experienced sailor capable of handling a sailboat all by yourself. It is a hands-on class, spending 80 percent of your time on the water. You steer the boat and you trim the sails.

Our training sessions are lively, interactive, and designed to help you retain the theory so it will always be there to enhance your sailing enjoyment on the water. We have classes structured for those who have never sailed, as well as, those who are looking to strengthen basic skills or to become certified. Small class sizes assure individualized attention (never more than three students per boat).

What you will learn:

Parts of a Sailboat Rigging and Sails
Sailing Technology Getting underway
Why a Sailboat Sails Proper winch techniques
Points of Sail Finding wind direction
Tacking and Jybing Interaction of the wind and sail
Rules of the Road Maneuvering in close quarters
Safety at sea Heeling and stablility
Docking and Mooring Solo sailing
Sailor’s Knots Sail trim and shape
Reefing Sails Coast Guard Buoy system
Securing to the Dock and much more!
Crew overboard procedure

 

In addition to our top flight instruction, we also give you:

  • American Sailing Association Basic Keelboat 101 Certification.
  • An official American Sailing Association log book to document your sailing experiences to charter companies and sailboat rental organizations.
  • Eligibility to join our Sailing Clubs which provides you with unlimited usage of sailboat fleet, Clinics and year round social activities with your fellow sailors.
  • “Sailing Made Easy”, the official American Sailing Association sailing text book.
  • Access to an online e-course to aid your learning, as you prepare for class.
  • A safety pamphlet from the U.S. Coast Guard.
  • A signed certificate of course completion.
  • A FREE 4 hour boat rental!

Instruction is aboard a 22′ day sailer with a certified instructor and a maximum of 3 students.

Prerequisites: Good Attitude!

2021 SCHEDULE:

Basic Keelboat (101) – 3 days – $585

For those that are new to the sport of sailing

SATURDAY SESSIONS

SUNDAY SESSIONS

March 13, 20, 27 March 14, 21, 28
April 17, 24, May 1 April 18, 25, May 2
May 8, 15, 22 May 9, 16, 23
June 12, 19, 26 June 13, 20, 27
July 10, 17, 24 July 11, 18, 25
August  7, 14, 21( SOLD OUT) August  8, 15, 22
September 11, 18, 25 (3 SPOTS LEFT!) September 12,19, 26
October 2, 9, 16 October 3, 10, 17
October 30, Nov. 6, 13 October 31, November 7, 14
November 20, 27, Dec.4 November 21, 28, Dec. 5

9am – 5pm  each day

 CALL NOW TO REGISTER:

(770) 945-8810

Included in Price: ASA Sailing Made Easy Text Book $25 value, ASA Log Book $10 value, ASA Testing Fee $12 value, ASA Certification Fee $39 value, Free Four Hour Rental onboard Capri 22’ $300 value and Guarantee to Pass BKB-101 3 Day Course “Priceless”.

What a Guarantee!!

Lanier Sailing Academy “Guarantees” your ASA Basic Keelboat Certification. In the event you do not pass our BKB-101 3-day course within the scheduled course completion date, we will provide additional instruction until you have certified, at no cost to you. (Additional instruction will be available Monday through Friday).

We know how to teach sailing! Our instructors are the best!

Enrollment Terms and Conditions:

Fourteen (14) days prior to class we have our captains and our boats committed. If you reschedule 14 days or less of your scheduled class, the change will be subject to a $100.00 transfer fee. No refunds. Thank you for your understanding.

 


 

Basic Keelboat (101) – 2 days – $485

For those with recent sailing experience at least 10 days

Session 1 April 10, 11
Session 2 June 5, 6 (SOLD OUT)
Session 3 August 28, 29 (3 LEFT!!)
Session 4 October 23, 24

9am – 5pm  each day

 CALL NOW TO REGISTER:

(770) 945-8810

Included in Price: ASA Sailing Made Easy Text Book $25 value, ASA Log Book $10 value, ASA Testing Fee $12 value, ASA Certification Fee $39 value, Free Four Hour Rental onboard Capri 22’ $300 value.

Enrollment Terms and Conditions:

Fourteen (14) days prior to class we have our captains and our boats committed. If you reschedule 14 days or less of your scheduled class, the change will be subject to a $100.00 transfer fee. No refunds. Thank you for your understanding.

 


Can’t make the weekend sessions? We offer private instruction for both BKB Courses

Private Instruction Basic Keelboat – 3 days:

One person: $785

Two or more people: $585 per person

Private Instruction Basic Keelboat – 2 days

One person: $685

Two or more people: $485 per person

CALL NOW TO REGISTER:

(770) 945-8810

 


 

Atlanta – 770-945-8810 – 800-684-9463 – laniersail1969@gmail.com

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