2022 Adult Sailing Courses

Beginner Adult Sailing

The Greater Richmond Sailing Association will host Adult Learn to Sail weekends throughout 2022!  No experience needed!  These two-day courses will teach the foundations of sailing skills: parts of the boat, points of sail, tacking/jibing, sail trim, knots, helmsmanship, and rules of the road.  The weekend is hands on with more time spent on the water learning and practicing the skills, than in the classroom.  Class size is limited to ensure a low student to instructor ratio providing for individualized instruction.  Students will learn to sail in GRSA’s fleet of 19' Flying Scots.  Please bring an adventurous spirit, life jacket (well-fitted Coast Guard approved Type III personal flotation device (PFD)), lunch, snacks, sunscreen, towel, a water bottle, and sailing attire for two full days of fun on and in the water.  Fee includes a personal copy of US Sailing's current student training manual, a completed Certification Record Book through US Sailing, water bottle, and two full days of sailing.


For questions about registration, contact Noel Losen, losenn@chesterfield.gov.  For questions about the classes, email sailcamp@grsa.org.

Greater Richmond Sailing Association, 4301 Woolridge Road on Swift Creek Reservoir in Midlothian.

Each session is Saturday and Sunday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.            $200

Registration will open in January 2022.

May 21-22 Course TBD

June 11-12 Course TBD

June 25-26 Course TBD

July 16-17 Course TBD

July 30-31 Course TBD

August 6-7 Course TBD

LINKS: https://anc.apm.activecommunities.com/chesterfieldparksrec/activity/search?onlineSiteId=0&activity_select_param=2&activity_keyword=Sailing&viewMode=list

Important Forms

Click here for Adult Student Information Form

Click here to read Adult Handbook 

Click here for Sail Risk Form

Cancellation Policy:  We require two weeks notice for cancellations for a full refund. Any cancellations made within two weeks of the selected course will not be issued a refund. 

Want to see our classes in action? Check out photos from our previous classes here!

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