The Niantic Bay Sailing Academy is providing adult sailing lessons at NBYA again in 2017, following
a very succesful 2016 season. In addition to Sailing for Beginners,
a new course—Racing—The Basics and Beyond—
will be presented.
Sailing for Beginners
No experience necessary
You will learn how to rig and handle a boat, sailing safety, rules, use of a compass and
charts, coming about and how to cast off and dock – don’t know what that means? We’ll
cover sailing terminology too! All taught by experienced instructors in a non-intimidating
setting. Learn to sail in small groups aboard sturdy and safe Ensigns.
Racing — The Basics and Beyond
Polish your skills and learn new tricks
Course will cover starting strategies, mark roundings, boat speed and handling in light and
heavy air, finishing and Rules.