Wiscasset Yacht Club’s private 12-hour sailing instruction for adults begins June 7 through September. Classes are held weekdays from 1 to 5 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Instruction is customized to suit the knowledge and comfort level of the participant, covering everything from why sails work to making them work. It also includes terminology, boat handling, safety, sail trim, fundamental weather, knots, and rudimentary navigation.
The cost is $175 plus basic instruction cost for non-members and $100 for members to support the WYC sailing program. For specifics and arranging your 12-hour private class, contact Tom Stoner at 207-205-2409.