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Social Sailing

Social Sailing - Racing Format



Social Sail Times: Wednesday at 4:30pm, Saturday at 9:00am or 1:00pm
Please note that social sail times may vary throughout the year.

Social Sailing is a structured sailing activity run primarily by Pass Holder participants for adult Pass Holders and is a perfect follow-up to Learn to Sail classes.  We also use Social Sails as a way to show guests of Pass Holders what LNCS is all about when there are enough skippers and space available. Social Sails are set up in a racing format that mimics closely what you expect to see in a real sailing regatta, but without the stress of a real racing scenario. This format has proven to be our most popular sailing activity.  
In Social Sailing, the emphasis is always on learning and having fun, and allows sailors to develop specific skills like starting, sailing upwind, downwind, rounding marks, decelerating and accelerating the boat, boat speed, boat handling and tactics.
Social Sailing is open to all adult Pass Holders, both brand new to sailing and more experienced. Guests of Pass Holders can come to a Social Sail one time to check us out. There is always a classroom brief to review the weather; certain drills are introduced/practiced; newer sailors are matched up with more experienced sailors and are afforded plenty of opportunity to build their skills and confidence.  The Flying Scot works best with two people on it; guests should be prepared to be broken up if they come as a couple.

Skipper checkouts (Pass Holders, only) also happen during Social Sail. If you need a skipper checkout please make that note beside your name when signing up on the spreadsheet.


Click here for Social Sail signup sheet, dates and exact times