Sailing Instruction
Sail with America's Boating Club Atlanta
and Instructor Norman Plotkin

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ABCA "Sail" course instructor and BFSC Cruising Fleet Captain Norman Plotkin

Atlanta Boating Club Atlanta (ABCA) is offering a "Sail" course taught by our very own Cruising Fleet Captain, Norman Plotkin! Starting Tuesday, February 22nd, the course will run about 10 weeks, plus review and exam.


A considerable discount is given to ABCA members and we encourage our members to consider a cross-membership with this well-respected organization when registering for the course.

Course details noted from ABCA's "Upcoming Classes" page:


Sail is a complete sail course created to serve the needs of the novice and experienced sailor, as well as the non-sailor, for basic skills and knowledge. The course starts with basic sailboat designs and nomenclature, rigging, safety, and sail processes and then tackles the physical aspects of sailing forces and techniques, sail applications, marlinespike, helmsmanship and handling of more difficult sailing conditions, navigation rules, and an introduction to heavy weather sailing.

Instructor: Norm Plotkin, P


Course Delivery: Web-based, instructor-led, closed book exam


Schedule: Weekly 7 – 9 pm on Tuesday evenings starting February 22, 2022 for about ten weeks plus review and exam.  


Pricing:  ABCA Member $88,  Non-ABCA Member: $143


Please click the Register Now button to register. After registration, the payment options page will display. If you have questions about this class or any of America’s Boating Club Atlanta’s educational offerings, send an email to