An introduction to sailing taught by experienced sailors for beginners and those interested in learning to sail
Time: 5 - 8 p.m. Date: Tuesday, July 16, 2019 Place: 3026 Overhill Road, 35223 Cost: $20.00 for seminar materials
Types of sailboats and nomenclature Sail trim and sail location Sail shapes and sail control Registration and payment will be on July 16. To save a place and to have materials for you, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you have a question, please call Eladio Ruiz de Molina, Commander, Vulcan Sail and Power at 205-587-4100. All are welcome. The seminar is sponsored by the America's Boating Club, a nonprofit boating organization founded in 1915 to promote boating education and safety. Originally named the United States Power Squadron, America's Boating Club serves boaters of all kinds of vessels. The seminar for the general public will be taught at the home of Commander of the Vulcan Sail and Power chapter in Birmingham, Alabama.
Sailing Event: August 16-18, 2019
Seminar attendees are invited to join a sailing event on August 16-18 at the Fort Walton Yacht Club. Bill Putney and Butch Goldblatt, members of the Vulcan Sail and Power chapter of America's Boating Club, will host us. We are their guests. There will be no charge for the sailing event. Attendees will pay their own travel, food, accommodations, and personal expenses. Information on the sailing trip will be provided at the Sailing Seminar on July 16. Vulcan members, their families, our present and former students and our guests are welcome to join in the fun.
Friday, August 16 Arrive by 5 p.m., Friday, August 16 for Dutch supper together and on-site briefing of sailing activities. Saturday afternoon, August 17 Dutch breakfast. Morning preparations for sailing departure at 11 a.m. as the afternoon winds pick up. Afternoon sail. Dutch dinner upon return. Tall tales guaranteed. Sunday, August 18 optional add-on For our sailing enthusiasts, you are also invited to sail with Bill and Butch back to their respective home ports on Sunday, August 18. Others can head home with stories to tell.