Redwood City, CA
The Crew Class course taught by Stan Phillips introduces the new or experienced sailor to the exciting sport of yacht racing. Students will learn the basics of being an effective crew member of a racing yacht. It will consist of 6 sessions, three classroom and three on boats.
The class includes three classroom sessions (Mondays): April 24, May 1, and May 8, plus three on the water sessions on sailboats in a friendly race (Wednesdays): April 26, May 3, and May 10.
The cost of $60 includes the American Sailing Association textbook “Sailing Made Easy.” Class size will be limited to 12 persons for the on-the-water sessions.
After completing the course students should be comfortable in seeking and accepting beginning crew positions. Students who complete the class are encouraged to participate in the Sequoia Yacht Club Sunset Series 2022.
Mr. Phillips is an ASA sailing instructor at the Bareboat Chartering level who also has fifteen years of racing experience both as crew and skipper of a variety of boats ranging in size from 19 feet to 40 feet.
The textbook for the course, Sailing Made Easy, is a comprehensive education and boating safety learn-to-sail guide. It is also the official textbook for the ASA Basic Keelboat Standard (ASA 101). Incorporated in the textbook are useful illustrations and exceptional photographs of complex sailing concepts.