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Racing Course

$1125 For sailors with little or no racing experience.

RacingClass

This course will teach you the racing rules, boat handling, spinnaker skills and boat speed needed to be competitive.

Races are videotaped for analysis.

Taught on 

Solings in Summer/Fall, J/24's in Winter

Prerequisite

Advanced Course or equivalent experience

Text Book

Winning in One-Designs by Dave Perry (included in course fee)

Format - Summer/Fall Soling Racing

This course has several formats, depending on the racing series. Lectures are on weekday evenings, and on-the-water instruction is held on the racing day for the corresponding series. Solings are raced in the Summer and Fall, and J/24's are raced in the winter. 

5-Week Summer: 5 consecutive Wednesdays and Thursday evenings.

Classroom sessions are held Wednesday evenings from 6-8pm. On the water instruction takes place as part of the Thursday Night Racing Series from 5:30-9:00pm.

5-Week Summer Start Dates 

5-Week Fall: 5 consecutive Thursday evenings and Saturday mornings.

Classroom sessions are held on Thursday evenings from 6-8pm. On the water instruction takes place as part of the Saturday Racing Series from 9:30am-1:00pm

5-Week Fall Start Dates

Open: Choose the "Open" format if you would like to register now but choose the format and start date at a later time.

Open Format - Choose your start date later 

Rescheduling/Cancellation Policy:If you are unable to attend your course on the date you select, you may receive a full refund or reschedule your course up to your commitment date, which is 14 days prior to your start date. Thereafter, no refunds are allowed and the course may not be rescheduled.

Format - Winter J/24 Frostbite Racing SOLD OUT - Contact the office to be added to the waitlist

Classroom sessions take place on Thursday evenings from 6-8pm throughout the Frostbite season. Sailing is part of the J-24 Frostbite Series on Saturdays from 11:00am to 3:00pm. The class will be split into two teams, which will alternate Saturdays for the entire series. Classroom sessions are held on Thursdays.

Winter Racing Class: If you are new to frostbite racing and don't mind the cooler temperatures, we offer our Racing Class in conjunction with the Frostbite Racing Series! 

Classroom on Thursdays: 5 Thursdays from 6-8pm, starting November 2, 2017

Racing on Saturdays: Two teams of four alternate Saturdays from November 4th- March 24th, 11am-3pm (holiday weekends excluded). Register as either "Team A" or Team B" when enrolling. 

Team A Sailing Schedule: 11/4, 11/18, 12/9, 1/6, 1/20, 2/3, 2/17, 3/3, 3/17

Team B Sailing Schedule: 11/11, 12/2, 12/16, 1/13,1/27, 2/10, 2/24, 3/10, 3/24 

*Students who would like to race every weekend can purchase two spots in the course with a double enrollment discount. Contact the office to purchase this option.

Prerequisite: Advanced course with at least two months of practice afterwards or equivalent experience.

Register for the Frostbite Racing Course

Rescheduling/Cancellation Policy:If you are unable to attend your course on the date you select, you may receive a full refund or reschedule your course up to your commitment date, which is 14 days prior to your start date. Thereafter, no refunds are allowed and the course may not be rescheduled.

Questions?

Contact the Boston Sailing Center office by phone 617-227-4198 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and an office manager would be happy to assist you.

 

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