Offered in cooperation with Sailing Florida Charters & Sailing School, Inc.
It has been a long day of sailing, and now the anchor is down. Time for some rest; but the wind is picking up and you’re having trouble falling asleep. Questions.... “Did I choose the right anchoring technique? Am I safe from other boats anchored nearby? What about changes in current, tide or wind? What if I begin to drag?”
These and other questions are addressed in the Anchoring Clinic. This 2 hour hands-on, on-the-water clinic will introduce you to such techniques as picking up a mooring ball, setting an anchor properly, setting two anchors, anchoring bow and stern, Bahamian anchoring and Med mooring. We will discuss selecting the right anchor configuration for your situation, what to do about a fouled anchor, risk of rode in the prop and other issues.
Our goal? A good, sound sleep the next time you spend the night at anchor.
This clinic is offered Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 4:00pm, and on Sunday at 3:00pm. Your instructor will be an ASA certified sailing instructor from the award winning staff of Sailing Florida Charters and Sailing School, Inc. The clinic is limited to 4 people per time slot. So sign up early. Cost: $ 125.00. The course fee includes one admission ticket to the St. Pete Boat Show. If space is available registration for this clinic can be completed at the Discover Sailing Tent at the Boat Show. The cost for on-site registration is $ 150.00 per person.
Space is very limited— advance registration is highly recommended by clicking the Book Now button. If you have questions or special requests please contact Gary Edelman, Sail America Discover Sailing Director at firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 414-944-1550.