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Sat, Apr 29


Aqualand Marina, V Dock at Favored End

Basic Sail Training

BFSC's popular sail training is BACK! Led by well experienced club member instructors, you're getting an education worth far more than the cost of the book. Join us for ground school - AND - on the water training.

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Basic Sail Training
Basic Sail Training

Time & Location

Apr 29, 2023, 10:00 AM – May 21, 2023, 5:30 PM

Aqualand Marina, V Dock at Favored End, 6800 Lights Ferry Rd, Flowery Branch, GA 30542


About the event

Lead Trainer:  Tom Graham | | 770.403.3158

Schedule for Final "On the Water" training:

Skippers’ Meeting: 11am, 3 June 2023, Sunrise Cove Clubhouse. Trainees will be assigned to boats with

the intent of giving each one a different skipper and boat type.

Dirt up: 4pm, Aqualand, V-Dock. To review lessons learn plus enjoy hamburgers/hotdogs

To be practiced on the water both as helmsman and crew:

1. Review of all boat parts

2. Tacking and Gybing

3. Turns about a point

4. Upwind landing using a buoy as the focal point

5. Man Overboard drill

6. Setting and holding a course

7. Sail trim both main and foresail


  • Basic Sail Training WITH book

    BFSC member registration for Basic Sail Training class WITH Sailing Fundamentals book (

  • Basic Sail Training W/O book

    BFSC member registration for Basic Sail Training class WITHOUT the Sailing Fundamentals book (




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