"Beyond Intro" Course - Intermediate Skill Development - September Weekend

  • 08 Sep 2018
  • 9:00 AM
  • 09 Sep 2018
  • 5:00 PM
  • Baltimore's Downtown Sailing Center
  • 3


(depends on selected options)

Base fee:
  • Consider joining as a crew level member. Benefits include 20% discount and participation in open sailing events.


"Beyond Intro" Sailing Course - Intermediate Skill Development - September 8 & 9, 9AM - 5PM

For those who have completed the Introduction to Sailing (12 hour) keelboat course, this course is the NEXT STEP!

In this course, you will hone your Figure-8 Rescue, improve your tiller extension usage, and develop a solid departing and docking methodology.

If you are new to the DSC, please contact Stuart via to make sure you are placed in the appropriate class. Sailing is a lifetime sport and we want to make sure you have as much success as you possibly can.

This course is Part 2 of a 3-Part US Sailing Basic Keelboat Certification program. Successful completion of the "Intro to Sailing 12 hour course" is a prerequisite for the "Beyond Intro" Course. Consider taking the "Basic Keelboat" course in full if you have mixed sailing experience or are looking for a sailing certification.

Space is limited to 3 sailors per class so full payment is required to guarantee your spot in the course.

Topics include: 

  •  Refinement of previously learned skills: points of sail; tiller extension usage; "Figure-8 Rescue"; recognizing puffs and lulls
  • Stopping in and backing-out-of "irons"
  • Departure and docking basics
  • Introduction to heaving-to
  • Introduction to the "Quick Stop Rescue"

Downtown Sailing Center at the Baltimore Museum of Industry
1425 Key Highway, Suite 110, Baltimore, MD 21230
410.727.0722 •

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