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US Sailing Basic Keelboat Course

Austin, TX

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Enter the world of sailing and learn to safely skipper a crew with this course on sailing keelboats!

  • Certified instructors and a school with more than 40 years of teaching experience
  • Learn aboard a 23 monohull sloop
  • Course is designed to provide new sailors with a foundation on which to build future sailing skills
  • Receive a U.S. sailing certification upon completion!
Lake Travis; Austin, TX
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First 2 Saturdays and Sundays of month - 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM

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    Essential Information
    • Course taught over 4 days, first two weekends of the month
    • Upon completion of the course, participants will receive US Sailing Keelboat Certification
    • Price includes sailboat, instruction, books, and certification
    Duration
    Instruction consists of 4 six-hour days
    Experience Provider Info
    Complete information for your Experience Provider, including contact information, will be included on your booking confirmation email once you or your gift recipient have scheduled the experience. Our Product Management team handpicks top-rated experience providers, removing the guesswork for you and ensuring your peace of mind.
    Maximum Participants
    4 participants
    Spectators
    Not Allowed
    Weather Dependent
    This experience is weather dependent. Always contact the Experience provider with any questions regarding weather conditions.
    What To Wear
    Dress for weather. Remember that it may be a bit cooler on the water. You may also want to wear a hat, sunglasses, and bring sunscreen for protection from the sun. Please no dark soled shoes. Don't forget your camera!

    For this experience, our partners are taking extra measures to help prevent any potential spread of COVID-19. These measures include following the CDC guidelines in order to keep guests safe while onboard. In addition, to maintain social distancing, the tours will be private and number of individuals on board at a time will be limited to 5 guests. Our partners expressed that it is the guest’s choice to wear a face covering and that the captain will be required to wear a mask when not able to social distance on board. These Covid-19 safety measures are subject to change.

    What is included in the price of this course?

    Price includes sailboat, instruction, books, and US Sailing Keelboat certification.

    What type of boat will I be learning on?

    The class is taught aboard a 23' monohull sloop.

    Returns
    Experience Vouchers that have not been redeemed can be returned hassle-free within 30 days.  All refunds will be made to the original purchaser.

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    Once you have received a booking confirmation, cancellations and rescheduling are allowed up to 14 days prior to the Experience. Failure to appear on your booked date, cancel, or reschedule at least 14 days prior to your booked date will result in the loss of the value of your Experience.

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