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Although membership to CBC is required to take part in our structured lessons, access to our boats is completely FREE for adults upon lesson completion.

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2017 Application Downloads
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All application materials are available via mail. Contact us for your copy at: info@communityboating.com

 

 

Sail All Season!
CBC sailing lessons allow you to learn an exciting new sport, advance your skill level, meet new people, or just experience the peace and relaxation that only sailing has to offer.

Choose the Session(s) Right for You
Although membership to CBC is required to take lessons, access to our boats is completely FREE for adults upon lesson completion. Our multiple sessions make it easy to create a custom, progressive learning schedule, or mesh with your work/vacation plans.

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> Membership Benefits/Opportunities
> Summer Sailing Lessons
> Private Lessons

 

Membership Benefits!

Experience these opportunities to advance your skills as you enjoy the experience of our friendly staff and fellow members.


Recreational Sailing
One low price, unlimited use, guests FREE – what are you waiting for?
Newbies can sign-up for lessons. Old salts can take a challenge test.
Adults (age 18+) may sail alone, with friends, or with family (age 5+).

Season sessions:
2017 Season, 5/30 -- 10/08, 7 days, 1:00 -- 7:00 PM


Recreational Paddling
The simplicity of kayaking as an entry-level sport for anyone makes it attractive to get outside, get moving, and embrace a healthy lifestyle. FREE recreational kayaking is included with adult memberships! Paddle one day as a trial/guest member, or all season, + 1 FREE guest!
We want you to paddle with a friend, so you get up to 2 kayaks/ trip.

Season sessions:
2017 Season, 5/30 -- 10/08, 7 days, 1:00 -- 7:00 PM


RiverRomp Family Kayaking Tours
New to paddling? Join us for some basic instruction and a guided tour. FREE guided RiverRomp tours offer youth & families a healthy, active alternative to TV, video, and other indoor, static activities.

Summer Sessions:
RMP-F1, 6/23, Fri. (1-day), 4:00 -- 6:00 PM
RMP-F2, 7/07, Fri. (1-day), 4:00 -- 6:00 PM
RMP-F3, 7/21, Fri. (1-day), 4:00 -- 6:00 PM
RMP-F4, 8/04, Fri. (1-day), 4:00 -- 6:00 PM
RMP-F5, 8/18, Fri. (1-day), 4:00 -- 6:00 PM
RMP-F6, 8/25**, Fri. (1-day), 4:00 -- 6:00 PM

*Note: *Special school/group rates available. **Additional dates added uppon demand.


Challenge Tests
All members must pass an on the water skills test to sail or paddle each type of boat* you wish to sail. Students will be evaluated in class

Weekly sessions:
CHG, 5/30 -- 10/08, everyday, 1:30, 3:30, & 5:30 PM


Mini-Courses
Join us for a weekly review of gear, rigging, and basic boat handling including tacking, gybing, starting, stopping, docking, rules, and safety.

Weekly sessions:
MIN, 5/32 -- 8/02, Wed. (1-day), 5:30 - 6:00 PM

 


2017 Adult Summer Classes

Our adult lesson format offers great opportunities for learning and growth with a highly structured curriculum that allows stepped progression through a variety of opportunities for beginner, racing or cruising minded sailors.

Our multiple sessions make it easy to create a custom, progressive learning schedule, or mesh with your work/vacation plans. Adult lessons are offered in pre-season, and six (6) summer sessions throughout the sailing season. Most classes are offered on Mon/Wed or Tues/Thurs. Build your lesson plan today — enjoy it for a lifetime.

Special Offer!
Sign-up for 2 or more summer classes before 4/30, and receive $20 OFF each additional class!


Beginner Sailing I
Enjoy an Ocean State sailing adventure — right in your own backyard! Have fun, learn a lifetime skill, and meet new people. If you enjoy the outdoors, wind in your face, and the sound of moving water, this class is your link to the sailing world. Learn safety, rigging, sail trim, and steering. Once confident in sailing basics, you’re ready to advance to Beginner II.

Sessions:
BG1-A1, 5/15 -- 5/31*, M/W, 6:00 -- 8:00 PM
BG1-A2, 5/16 -- 6/01, T/TH, 6:00 -- 8:00 PM
BG1-A3, 6/05 -- 6/21, M/W, 6:00 -- 8:00 PM
BG1-A4, 6/27 -- 7/13, T/Th, 6:00 -- 8:00 PM
BG1-A5, 7/17 -- 8/02, M/W, 6:00 -- 8:00 PM
BG1-A6, 8/08 -- 8/24, T/Th, 6:00 -- 8:00 PM

Note: *BG1-A1 no class 5/29 (Memorial Day) Make-up, TBD, will be provided.


Beginner Sailing II
Progress to more refined sailing skills. The underlying approach in all classes is to ensure that students enjoy both the challenge and fun of sailing and to instill the principals of sailing safety, confidence, and self-reliance. We’ll reinforce the basics learned in Beginner I, and master the skills of upwind sailing, boathandling, and heavy-air techniques.

Sessions:
BG2-A1, 6/06 -- 6/22, T/Th, 6:00 -- 8:00 PM
BG2-A2, 6/26 -- 7/12, M/W, 6:00 -- 8:00 PM
BG2-A3, 7/18 -- 8/03*, T/Th, 6:00 -- 8:00 PM
BG2-A4, 8/07 -- 8/23, M/W, 6:00 -- 8:00 PM

*BG2-A3 no class 7/20 due to Renaissance Regatta. Make-up, TBD, will be provided.


Performance Sailing - Wednesday Night Racing
Friendly, fun, and fast racing is the best way to advance your skills. We take pressure-to-perform out of the mix with an emphasis on fun. This coaching oriented lcass coincides with Wednesday Night Racign, a qualifiying series to represent CBC members in our Renaissance Regatta.

Sessions:
PFS-A1, 6/28 -- 7/05, Wednesday, 6:00 -- 8:00 PM
PFS-A2, 7/12 -- 7/19, Wednesday, 6:00 -- 8:00 PM
PFS-A3, 7/26 -- 8/02, Wednesday, 6:00 -- 8:00 PM
PFS-A4, 8/09 -- 8/16, Wednesday, 6:00 -- 8:00 PM.


Catamaran Cruises
Step-up to the luxury and comfort of our 30’ Maine Cat catamaran. Youll enjoy an unmatched view of the Providence skyline, tugboats, tankers, and maybe a lighthouse – hosted by a USCG licensed Captain.

Sessions:
CAT-A1, 6/30, Fri. (1-day), 4:00 -- 6:00 PM
CAT-A2, 7/14, Fri. (1-day), 4:00 -- 6:00 PM
CAT-A3, 7/28, Fri. (1-day), 4:00 -- 6:00 PM
CAT-A4, 8/11*, Fri. (1-day), 4:00 -- 6:00 PM

Note: *Additional dates added uppon demand.
Ask about our day sail and sunset sail opportunities for CBC members!



Fast Track I — Weekend Beginner Class
This one-day accelerated class is a more intense version of Beginner Sailing I, introducing new sailors with limited time to day sailing skills. This full day session is your passport to hit the water fast. Breaks for lunch and demos.

Sessions:
FTK-A1, 6/03, Saturday, 9:00 AM -- 6:00 PM*
FTK-A2, 6/17, Saturday, 9:00 AM -- 6:00 PM*
FTK-A3, 6/24, Saturday, 9:00 AM -- 6:00 PM*
FTK-A4, 7/08, Saturday, 9:00 AM -- 6:00 PM*
FTK-A5, 7/22, Saturday, 9:00 AM -- 6:00 PM*
FTK-A6, 8/05, Saturday, 9:00 AM -- 6:00 PM*

*Note: Lunch from 12:00 -- 1:00 PM.


Fast Track II— Weekend Skills Building
This full day of dedicated learning will reinforce the basics learned in FastTrack I (or previoius sailing experience). Moving forward quickly, we’ll master the skills of upwind, boat handling, and contolled gybes. Breaks for lunch and demos.

Sessions:
FT2-A1, 6/10, Saturday, 9:00 AM -- 6:00 PM*
FT2-A2, 7/15, Saturday, 9:00 AM -- 6:00 PM*
FT2-A3, 7/29, Saturday, 9:00 AM -- 6:00 PM*
FT2-A4, 8/19, Saturday, 9:00 AM -- 6:00 PM*

*Note: Lunch from 12:00 -- 1:00 PM.


Private Lessons

Available at $75/ hr. with a required two-hour minimum per session*. Each session is tailored to your unique needs. Suggested topics:

*Note: All private lessons must be scheduled with the Director.


Please Note:
All class times and fees subject to change without notice.
All sailing privileges subject to weather and equipment availability.