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US Sailing Basic Keelboat - Class 5


Hudson River Maritime Museum
50 Rondout Landing
Kingston, NY 12401

41.918877 -73.980931

County: Ulster
Region: Mid Hudson


  • September 10, 2022, 9:00AM
  • September 17, 2022, 9:00AM
  • September 24, 2022, 9:00AM


Event Type Hudson River Estuary Exploration/Environmental Education Description US Sailing Basic Keelboat is a 21-hour class taught by US Sailing-Certified instructors and includes many topics contained within six categories: sailing concepts, sailing preparation, first sail, after the first sail, sailing environment, and safety and emergencies. The course will use the "Basic Keelboat" textbook published by the United States Sailing Association, which is included with tuition. The class will be taught primarily on the water aboard the Riverport Sailing and Rowing School's keel boats. Students will practice their on the water skills to gain confidence in operating their vessels. At the end of the course, qualified students will have the option of taking the test to qualify for the US Sailing Basic Keelboat certification. ​This course has a 4:1 student to instructor ratio. Sponsoring Organization HRMM

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Advance registration required.
Registration Deadline: Friday, September 2, 2022
REGISTRATION General Public: $525 Members at Individual Level: $500 Members at Household Level & Above: $475 **Included in this amount is a required materials fee of $50 for US Sailing materials. This covers textbook, testing materials, and 1-year US Sailing membership. **Members must log into the museum website during registration to apply their discount. Please note membership must be current as of the date of the class. Call the museum at 845-338-0071 for questions about membership.

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Barrier Free or Wheelchar accessible? No
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