Sailing Academy

Laguna Woods Yacht Club Sailing Academy

ABCs of California Boating: We have uploaded a copy of The ABCs of California Boating to our media library. This informative booklet covers safety and environmental requirements that all California boaters are required to know. Click on the link earlier in this paragraph to open the booklet in PDF format.

Terminology: Nautical jargon can be a challenge for novice sailors. Here is a good resources for cracking the code:

Top 10 Nautical Terms: Ten nNautical and sailing terms everyone should know

Nautical terminology: A handy guide to frequently used terms, from the American Sailing Association.

Talk like a Pirate: Talk Like A Pirate Day is September 19, 2017! Get prepared for the day by reading this handy guide to top pirating phrases.

Fall 2017 Class – Intermediate Boat Handling Skills: Click here for the agenda for the Fall 2017 Sailing Academy Class. The class will be taught by Pris Givan, Jeff Sadler, René Alberola, Wayne Carlson, Bill Chen, and David Veeneman. The class will run on Monday mornings from October 9 through November 6, from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM. Classroom sessions will be held at the rec room on the parking level of 2400 Via Mariposa W. Dockside sessions will be held at Dana West Marina in Dana Point.