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Aug 27
10:00am Mainsail Clinic
Mainsail Clinic
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Sun, Aug 27, 2023, 10:00am - 11:30am

The Mainsail Clinic is a special offering that lets students practice the skills important to them in order to pass the Yellow test. It is highly recommended that this class be taken after your first Yellow test attempt, if you didn’t pass. Instructors for this class will design custom drills and learning experiences based on what the class indicates as it’s greatest needs.

10:00am Laser
Laser
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Sun, Aug 27, 2023, 10:00am - 4:00pm

Prerequisite: Mercury Red Rating & advanced class fee
Duration: 6 hours
Class Size: 8

The Laser is a popular and fast single-handed boat that’s raced and sailed recreationally around the world. This class will teach everything you need to know to rig, store, and sail these boats at CBI, as well as some new skills tailored to these agile boats. You’ll also spend time in the water, learning how to recover the boat from capsizes.

Sign up in advance required via Online Member Portal

Laser Class Information

10:00am Tiler Club: Friday on a Sunday
Tiler Club: Friday on a Sunday
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Sun, Aug 27, 2023, 10:00am - 1:00pm

rigging at 9:45, skippers meeting at 10:15, no race starts after 1pm. We welcome racers from Friday Nights Informal Racing and other CBI racing groups to come see what Sunday Tiller Club racing in Mercuries is all about. Friday rules apply, so you may bring your kids or your dogs, sail 3 up or single-hand, but we will keep score and award glasses, and generally expect people to follow the rules and do their penalty turns.

10:30am Orientation
Orientation
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Sun, Aug 27, 2023, 10:30am - 11:15am

For every sailor who walks through our door, start here! This class will get you familiar with how everything works at CBI. The orientation class is the gateway to everything that CBI has to offer, whether you’re a seasoned sailor or brand new to boats. Done entirely on the dock, your orientation will include a guided tour of CBI’s boats and facilities, an overview of our classes and programs, as well as plenty of time to ask the questions that matter to you as a sailor.

11:30am Rigging
Rigging
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Sun, Aug 27, 2023, 11:30am - 1:30pm

This class will teach you your port from starboard, mainsheet from mainsail, and just about everything else you need to know about our boats. A trained instructor will cover parts of the boat, sailing terminology, dock procedures, and how to set a boat up and how to break it down so that you can be well on your way to sailing on the Charles. This class is conducted in the classroom, and in our parked boats at the dock, and you’re encouraged to take notes.

Available for sign up 2 weeks in advance, through your member portal.
Online Rigging class viewable here.

12:00pm Mainsail I
Mainsail I
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Sun, Aug 27, 2023, 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Mainsail I builds basic sailing skills with both on-the-water instruction and simulator demonstration. Students will spend the first half of the class reviewing Shore School content, and then get a chance to practice their skills on the water under the direction of an instructor. Skills such as tacking, gybing, steering and sail trim will get special emphasis in this class, so that students are prepared for their Mainsail II Class, and their Yellow Test.

1:00pm Intro to Windsurf
Intro to Windsurf
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Sun, Aug 27, 2023, 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Want to try something different? Windsurfing is a great way to branch out. This class will introduce you to our equipment and the basics of windsurfing. This class will get students started windsurfing, and earn them their windsurf green rating. Students will start off with the basics in an on-shore simulator, and then progress to structured practice in the mooring field.

Sign up in advance required via Online Member Portal

Intro to Windsurf Class Information

2:00pm Shore School
Shore School
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Sun, Aug 27, 2023, 2:00pm - 4:00pm

With demonstrations and boat simulators, Shore School explains all the theory you’ll need to start sailing. An experienced instructor will guide you through the basics of reading wind, trimming sails, steering a boat, and more. We’ll cover everything you need to know to get out and back to the dock safely, and you’ll even get a chance to practice these skills in our simulator located on the dock. and When you have completed this class, you’ll be prepared to take the Mercury green test!

Available for sign up 2 weeks in advance, through your member portal.
Online Shore School class viewable here.

2:00pm Orientation
Orientation
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Sun, Aug 27, 2023, 2:00pm - 2:45pm

For every sailor who walks through our door, start here! This class will get you familiar with how everything works at CBI. The orientation class is the gateway to everything that CBI has to offer, whether you’re a seasoned sailor or brand new to boats. Done entirely on the dock, your orientation will include a guided tour of CBI’s boats and facilities, an overview of our classes and programs, as well as plenty of time to ask the questions that matter to you as a sailor.

3:00pm Rigging
Rigging
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Sun, Aug 27, 2023, 3:00pm - 5:00pm

This class will teach you your port from starboard, mainsheet from mainsail, and just about everything else you need to know about our boats. A trained instructor will cover parts of the boat, sailing terminology, dock procedures, and how to set a boat up and how to break it down so that you can be well on your way to sailing on the Charles. This class is conducted in the classroom, and in our parked boats at the dock, and you’re encouraged to take notes.

Available for sign up 2 weeks in advance, through your member portal.
Online Rigging class viewable here.

4:00pm Jib I
Jib I
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Sun, Aug 27, 2023, 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Jib 1 is our first class that goes into the advanced knowledge required to sail in heavy wind. You’ll learn how to effectively use a jib sail, perform man overboard rescues, and maneuver in the demanding conditions required for the Mercury red test. The Jib class is the heart of our Mercury sailing curriculum, and is designed to create competent sailors who are prepared for red test conditions. After learning how the jib sail works and how to rig it, you and another crew member will get on the water to try out your new knowledge. Your instructor will cover how to rig and trim the jib, how to coordinate your weight placement in the boat, and the procedure for man-overboard rescues. The instructor will join you on the water and coach you from a powerboat, so that each move you make is that of a solid and capable sailor. The Jib 1 class is typically taken several times before completing the test. Each time you take the class you will learn more from your classmates and instructors, and get extra practice for the demands of the test.

5:30pm Shore School
Shore School
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Sun, Aug 27, 2023, 5:30pm - 7:30pm

With demonstrations and boat simulators, Shore School explains all the theory you’ll need to start sailing. An experienced instructor will guide you through the basics of reading wind, trimming sails, steering a boat, and more. We’ll cover everything you need to know to get out and back to the dock safely, and you’ll even get a chance to practice these skills in our simulator located on the dock. and When you have completed this class, you’ll be prepared to take the Mercury green test!

Available for sign up 2 weeks in advance, through your member portal.
Online Shore School class viewable here.

Aug 28
5:30pm Rigging
Rigging
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Mon, Aug 28, 2023, 5:30pm - 7:30pm

This class will teach you your port from starboard, mainsheet from mainsail, and just about everything else you need to know about our boats. A trained instructor will cover parts of the boat, sailing terminology, dock procedures, and how to set a boat up and how to break it down so that you can be well on your way to sailing on the Charles. This class is conducted in the classroom, and in our parked boats at the dock, and you’re encouraged to take notes.

Available for sign up 2 weeks in advance, through your member portal.
Online Rigging class viewable here.

5:30pm High Performance Racing
High Performance Racing
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Mon, Aug 28, 2023, 5:30pm - 8:00pm
5:45pm Orientation
Orientation
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Mon, Aug 28, 2023, 5:45pm - 6:30pm

For every sailor who walks through our door, start here! This class will get you familiar with how everything works at CBI. The orientation class is the gateway to everything that CBI has to offer, whether you’re a seasoned sailor or brand new to boats. Done entirely on the dock, your orientation will include a guided tour of CBI’s boats and facilities, an overview of our classes and programs, as well as plenty of time to ask the questions that matter to you as a sailor.

Aug 29
6:30am Morning Dock Yoga
Morning Dock Yoga
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Tue, Aug 29, 2023, 6:30am - 7:30am

Anne Marie, owner of Five Doors Health + Wellness, is back for Morning Dock Yoga this Summer! Join Anne Marie on the Community Boating dock every Tuesday morning at 6:30am for a FREE one-hour Kripalu-inspired slow flow class. This class is appropriate for anyone who can access (and get up from) the earth. Modifications encouraged. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to move mindfully and breathe deeply from one of the most beautiful spots in the city.

No sign up required, open to all.
Only service animals are allowed on the dock during yoga.

Check the CBI twitter @sailcbi for cancellations due to weather.

5:30pm Shore School
Shore School
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Tue, Aug 29, 2023, 5:30pm - 7:30pm

With demonstrations and boat simulators, Shore School explains all the theory you’ll need to start sailing. An experienced instructor will guide you through the basics of reading wind, trimming sails, steering a boat, and more. We’ll cover everything you need to know to get out and back to the dock safely, and you’ll even get a chance to practice these skills in our simulator located on the dock. and When you have completed this class, you’ll be prepared to take the Mercury green test!

Available for sign up 2 weeks in advance, through your member portal.
Online Shore School class viewable here.

5:30pm Windsurf Clinic
Windsurf Clinic
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Tue, Aug 29, 2023, 5:30pm - 7:00pm

This class is a great stepping stone to Windsurf Yellow. Instructors will offer extra coaching and guidance for tacking and gybing, as well as helping students improve upwind sailing. This 2-hour clinic is intended to help you hone your windsurfing skills and prepare for Windsurf Yellow test. These will be tailored to the areas each student would like to work on, specifically focusing on tacking and gybing skills and upwind sailing. Students must have their Windsurf Green rating.

5:30pm Women's Sailing
Women's Sailing
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Tue, Aug 29, 2023, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
5:45pm Jib II
Jib II
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Tue, Aug 29, 2023, 5:45pm - 7:45pm

Jib 2 teaches the finer points of advanced boathandling and crew coordination. In this class, you will learn to sail without a rudder! Rudderless sailing, while not required for the red test, gives a sailor a deeper understanding of the forces at work when a boat is under sail. This class is focused specifically on sailing a boat using only the sails and your own weight; no rudder required. You’ll learn how sail trim and heel affect how a boat moves, so that you can make your turns better, tacks smoother, and gybes safer. Any sailor who has taken Jib 1, and wants to greatly increase their sailing knowledge, should take this class.

5:45pm Orientation
Orientation
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Tue, Aug 29, 2023, 5:45pm - 6:30pm

For every sailor who walks through our door, start here! This class will get you familiar with how everything works at CBI. The orientation class is the gateway to everything that CBI has to offer, whether you’re a seasoned sailor or brand new to boats. Done entirely on the dock, your orientation will include a guided tour of CBI’s boats and facilities, an overview of our classes and programs, as well as plenty of time to ask the questions that matter to you as a sailor.

Aug 30
5:30pm Rigging
Rigging
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Wed, Aug 30, 2023, 5:30pm - 7:30pm

This class will teach you your port from starboard, mainsheet from mainsail, and just about everything else you need to know about our boats. A trained instructor will cover parts of the boat, sailing terminology, dock procedures, and how to set a boat up and how to break it down so that you can be well on your way to sailing on the Charles. This class is conducted in the classroom, and in our parked boats at the dock, and you’re encouraged to take notes.

Available for sign up 2 weeks in advance, through your member portal.
Online Rigging class viewable here.

5:30pm Intro to Windsurf
Intro to Windsurf
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Wed, Aug 30, 2023, 5:30pm - 7:00pm

Want to try something different? Windsurfing is a great way to branch out. This class will introduce you to our equipment and the basics of windsurfing. This class will get students started windsurfing, and earn them their windsurf green rating. Students will start off with the basics in an on-shore simulator, and then progress to structured practice in the mooring field.

Sign up in advance required via Online Member Portal

Intro to Windsurf Class Information

5:45pm Orientation
Orientation
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Wed, Aug 30, 2023, 5:45pm - 6:30pm

For every sailor who walks through our door, start here! This class will get you familiar with how everything works at CBI. The orientation class is the gateway to everything that CBI has to offer, whether you’re a seasoned sailor or brand new to boats. Done entirely on the dock, your orientation will include a guided tour of CBI’s boats and facilities, an overview of our classes and programs, as well as plenty of time to ask the questions that matter to you as a sailor.

Aug 31
5:30pm Shore School
Shore School
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Thu, Aug 31, 2023, 5:30pm - 7:30pm

With demonstrations and boat simulators, Shore School explains all the theory you’ll need to start sailing. An experienced instructor will guide you through the basics of reading wind, trimming sails, steering a boat, and more. We’ll cover everything you need to know to get out and back to the dock safely, and you’ll even get a chance to practice these skills in our simulator located on the dock. and When you have completed this class, you’ll be prepared to take the Mercury green test!

Available for sign up 2 weeks in advance, through your member portal.
Online Shore School class viewable here.

5:30pm Women's Racing
Women's Racing
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Thu, Aug 31, 2023, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
5:45pm Orientation
Orientation
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Thu, Aug 31, 2023, 5:45pm - 6:30pm

For every sailor who walks through our door, start here! This class will get you familiar with how everything works at CBI. The orientation class is the gateway to everything that CBI has to offer, whether you’re a seasoned sailor or brand new to boats. Done entirely on the dock, your orientation will include a guided tour of CBI’s boats and facilities, an overview of our classes and programs, as well as plenty of time to ask the questions that matter to you as a sailor.

Sep 1
5:30pm Friday Night Informal Racing
Friday Night Informal Racing
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Fri, Sep 1, 2023, 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Members organize several short races most Fridays after work. Racing is informal, so boats can join at any point in the evening. A social atmosphere blending camaraderie, fun, sailing, and competition; meet new people and broaden your sailing horizons.

Who: All skill levels welcome; whether you’re a national champ or are just learning you’re encouraged to sail with us.
When: Rig anytime and head out to race as soon as a few boats are ready and a course is set — usually about 17:30. Racing ends at sunset, so come out even if you free up a bit later.
Where: Meet on the water. Look for a cluster of Mercuries, the nearby committee boat flying flags & sounding horns, and big red tetrahedrons.
What: You can race mainsail, sloop or spinnaker, solo or with friends, keel or centerboard, as long as it’s a Mercury.

See our blog below for updates, rules & racing tips, watermelon announcements, and hilarity. Sign up for email updates so you don’t miss a post; typically weekly or less:

5:45pm Orientation
Orientation
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Fri, Sep 1, 2023, 5:45pm - 6:30pm

For every sailor who walks through our door, start here! This class will get you familiar with how everything works at CBI. The orientation class is the gateway to everything that CBI has to offer, whether you’re a seasoned sailor or brand new to boats. Done entirely on the dock, your orientation will include a guided tour of CBI’s boats and facilities, an overview of our classes and programs, as well as plenty of time to ask the questions that matter to you as a sailor.

Sep 2
10:00am Mainsail Clinic
Mainsail Clinic
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Sat, Sep 2, 2023, 10:00am - 11:30am

The Mainsail Clinic is a special offering that lets students practice the skills important to them in order to pass the Yellow test. It is highly recommended that this class be taken after your first Yellow test attempt, if you didn’t pass. Instructors for this class will design custom drills and learning experiences based on what the class indicates as it’s greatest needs.

10:30am Orientation
Orientation
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Sat, Sep 2, 2023, 10:30am - 11:15am

For every sailor who walks through our door, start here! This class will get you familiar with how everything works at CBI. The orientation class is the gateway to everything that CBI has to offer, whether you’re a seasoned sailor or brand new to boats. Done entirely on the dock, your orientation will include a guided tour of CBI’s boats and facilities, an overview of our classes and programs, as well as plenty of time to ask the questions that matter to you as a sailor.

11:30am Rigging
Rigging
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Sat, Sep 2, 2023, 11:30am - 1:30pm

This class will teach you your port from starboard, mainsheet from mainsail, and just about everything else you need to know about our boats. A trained instructor will cover parts of the boat, sailing terminology, dock procedures, and how to set a boat up and how to break it down so that you can be well on your way to sailing on the Charles. This class is conducted in the classroom, and in our parked boats at the dock, and you’re encouraged to take notes.

Available for sign up 2 weeks in advance, through your member portal.
Online Rigging class viewable here.

12:00pm Mainsail I
Mainsail I
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Sat, Sep 2, 2023, 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Mainsail I builds basic sailing skills with both on-the-water instruction and simulator demonstration. Students will spend the first half of the class reviewing Shore School content, and then get a chance to practice their skills on the water under the direction of an instructor. Skills such as tacking, gybing, steering and sail trim will get special emphasis in this class, so that students are prepared for their Mainsail II Class, and their Yellow Test.

2:00pm Shore School
Shore School
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Sat, Sep 2, 2023, 2:00pm - 4:00pm

With demonstrations and boat simulators, Shore School explains all the theory you’ll need to start sailing. An experienced instructor will guide you through the basics of reading wind, trimming sails, steering a boat, and more. We’ll cover everything you need to know to get out and back to the dock safely, and you’ll even get a chance to practice these skills in our simulator located on the dock. and When you have completed this class, you’ll be prepared to take the Mercury green test!

Available for sign up 2 weeks in advance, through your member portal.
Online Shore School class viewable here.

2:00pm Orientation
Orientation
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Sat, Sep 2, 2023, 2:00pm - 2:45pm

For every sailor who walks through our door, start here! This class will get you familiar with how everything works at CBI. The orientation class is the gateway to everything that CBI has to offer, whether you’re a seasoned sailor or brand new to boats. Done entirely on the dock, your orientation will include a guided tour of CBI’s boats and facilities, an overview of our classes and programs, as well as plenty of time to ask the questions that matter to you as a sailor.

3:00pm Rigging
Rigging
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Sat, Sep 2, 2023, 3:00pm - 5:00pm

This class will teach you your port from starboard, mainsheet from mainsail, and just about everything else you need to know about our boats. A trained instructor will cover parts of the boat, sailing terminology, dock procedures, and how to set a boat up and how to break it down so that you can be well on your way to sailing on the Charles. This class is conducted in the classroom, and in our parked boats at the dock, and you’re encouraged to take notes.

Available for sign up 2 weeks in advance, through your member portal.
Online Rigging class viewable here.

4:00pm Jib I
Jib I
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Sat, Sep 2, 2023, 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Jib 1 is our first class that goes into the advanced knowledge required to sail in heavy wind. You’ll learn how to effectively use a jib sail, perform man overboard rescues, and maneuver in the demanding conditions required for the Mercury red test. The Jib class is the heart of our Mercury sailing curriculum, and is designed to create competent sailors who are prepared for red test conditions. After learning how the jib sail works and how to rig it, you and another crew member will get on the water to try out your new knowledge. Your instructor will cover how to rig and trim the jib, how to coordinate your weight placement in the boat, and the procedure for man-overboard rescues. The instructor will join you on the water and coach you from a powerboat, so that each move you make is that of a solid and capable sailor. The Jib 1 class is typically taken several times before completing the test. Each time you take the class you will learn more from your classmates and instructors, and get extra practice for the demands of the test.

5:30pm Shore School
Shore School
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Sat, Sep 2, 2023, 5:30pm - 7:30pm

With demonstrations and boat simulators, Shore School explains all the theory you’ll need to start sailing. An experienced instructor will guide you through the basics of reading wind, trimming sails, steering a boat, and more. We’ll cover everything you need to know to get out and back to the dock safely, and you’ll even get a chance to practice these skills in our simulator located on the dock. and When you have completed this class, you’ll be prepared to take the Mercury green test!

Available for sign up 2 weeks in advance, through your member portal.
Online Shore School class viewable here.

Sep 3
10:00am Keelboat
Keelboat
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Sun, Sep 3, 2023, 10:00am - 4:00pm

This class teaches advanced sailors how to rig, moor, sail, and care for our most popular and most expensive equipment Sonars and Ideal 18s offer more space and better performance than a Mercury, and are our most popular boats on busy days. To sail these boats students will learn to rig, reef, and sail these boats in a variety of conditions. Your instructor will join you on board and give students time on the helm, so you can safely navigate the mooring field, moor each boat, and perform a man-overboard rescue. The class will be conducted in Ideal 18s and Sonars.

Available for sign up 2 weeks in advance, through your member portal.

10:00am Jib Clinic
Jib Clinic
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Sun, Sep 3, 2023, 10:00am - 11:30am

Jib Clinic is an opportunity for supervised practice towards your Red Test. It is highly recommended that this class be taken after your first Red test attempt, if you didn’t pass. Instructors for this class may design custom drills and learning experiences based on what the class indicates as it’s greatest needs.

10:30am Orientation
Orientation
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Sun, Sep 3, 2023, 10:30am - 11:15am

For every sailor who walks through our door, start here! This class will get you familiar with how everything works at CBI. The orientation class is the gateway to everything that CBI has to offer, whether you’re a seasoned sailor or brand new to boats. Done entirely on the dock, your orientation will include a guided tour of CBI’s boats and facilities, an overview of our classes and programs, as well as plenty of time to ask the questions that matter to you as a sailor.

11:30am Rigging
Rigging
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Sun, Sep 3, 2023, 11:30am - 1:30pm

This class will teach you your port from starboard, mainsheet from mainsail, and just about everything else you need to know about our boats. A trained instructor will cover parts of the boat, sailing terminology, dock procedures, and how to set a boat up and how to break it down so that you can be well on your way to sailing on the Charles. This class is conducted in the classroom, and in our parked boats at the dock, and you’re encouraged to take notes.

Available for sign up 2 weeks in advance, through your member portal.
Online Rigging class viewable here.

12:00pm Jib II
Jib II
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Sun, Sep 3, 2023, 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Jib 2 teaches the finer points of advanced boathandling and crew coordination. In this class, you will learn to sail without a rudder! Rudderless sailing, while not required for the red test, gives a sailor a deeper understanding of the forces at work when a boat is under sail. This class is focused specifically on sailing a boat using only the sails and your own weight; no rudder required. You’ll learn how sail trim and heel affect how a boat moves, so that you can make your turns better, tacks smoother, and gybes safer. Any sailor who has taken Jib 1, and wants to greatly increase their sailing knowledge, should take this class.

2:00pm Shore School
Shore School
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Sun, Sep 3, 2023, 2:00pm - 4:00pm

With demonstrations and boat simulators, Shore School explains all the theory you’ll need to start sailing. An experienced instructor will guide you through the basics of reading wind, trimming sails, steering a boat, and more. We’ll cover everything you need to know to get out and back to the dock safely, and you’ll even get a chance to practice these skills in our simulator located on the dock. and When you have completed this class, you’ll be prepared to take the Mercury green test!

Available for sign up 2 weeks in advance, through your member portal.
Online Shore School class viewable here.

2:00pm Orientation
Orientation
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Sun, Sep 3, 2023, 2:00pm - 2:45pm

For every sailor who walks through our door, start here! This class will get you familiar with how everything works at CBI. The orientation class is the gateway to everything that CBI has to offer, whether you’re a seasoned sailor or brand new to boats. Done entirely on the dock, your orientation will include a guided tour of CBI’s boats and facilities, an overview of our classes and programs, as well as plenty of time to ask the questions that matter to you as a sailor.

3:00pm Rigging
Rigging
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Sun, Sep 3, 2023, 3:00pm - 5:00pm

This class will teach you your port from starboard, mainsheet from mainsail, and just about everything else you need to know about our boats. A trained instructor will cover parts of the boat, sailing terminology, dock procedures, and how to set a boat up and how to break it down so that you can be well on your way to sailing on the Charles. This class is conducted in the classroom, and in our parked boats at the dock, and you’re encouraged to take notes.

Available for sign up 2 weeks in advance, through your member portal.
Online Rigging class viewable here.

4:00pm Mainsail II
Mainsail II
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Sun, Sep 3, 2023, 4:00pm - 6:00pm

When you’re ready for the next step in sailing, this is where to go. Take this course to learn the tips and tricks that will prepare you for more challenging conditions, and get you ready for the Mercury yellow test.

Mainsail II builds basic skills into sailing competency, in order to prepare you for the Mercury yellow test. It will cover the finer points of tacking and gybing, sail trim, and best practices for keeping your boat flat in heavier wind. You’ll be accompanied by a trained instructor in a powerboat, and you’ll have the opportunity to practice on a real test course out on the water.

5:30pm Shore School
Shore School
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Sun, Sep 3, 2023, 5:30pm - 7:30pm

With demonstrations and boat simulators, Shore School explains all the theory you’ll need to start sailing. An experienced instructor will guide you through the basics of reading wind, trimming sails, steering a boat, and more. We’ll cover everything you need to know to get out and back to the dock safely, and you’ll even get a chance to practice these skills in our simulator located on the dock. and When you have completed this class, you’ll be prepared to take the Mercury green test!

Available for sign up 2 weeks in advance, through your member portal.
Online Shore School class viewable here.

Sep 4
5:30pm High Performance Racing
High Performance Racing
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Mon, Sep 4, 2023, 5:30pm - 8:00pm
5:45pm Orientation
Orientation
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Mon, Sep 4, 2023, 5:45pm - 6:30pm

For every sailor who walks through our door, start here! This class will get you familiar with how everything works at CBI. The orientation class is the gateway to everything that CBI has to offer, whether you’re a seasoned sailor or brand new to boats. Done entirely on the dock, your orientation will include a guided tour of CBI’s boats and facilities, an overview of our classes and programs, as well as plenty of time to ask the questions that matter to you as a sailor.

Sep 5
5:45pm Orientation
Orientation
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Tue, Sep 5, 2023, 5:45pm - 6:30pm

For every sailor who walks through our door, start here! This class will get you familiar with how everything works at CBI. The orientation class is the gateway to everything that CBI has to offer, whether you’re a seasoned sailor or brand new to boats. Done entirely on the dock, your orientation will include a guided tour of CBI’s boats and facilities, an overview of our classes and programs, as well as plenty of time to ask the questions that matter to you as a sailor.

Sep 6
5:45pm Orientation
Orientation
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Wed, Sep 6, 2023, 5:45pm - 6:30pm

For every sailor who walks through our door, start here! This class will get you familiar with how everything works at CBI. The orientation class is the gateway to everything that CBI has to offer, whether you’re a seasoned sailor or brand new to boats. Done entirely on the dock, your orientation will include a guided tour of CBI’s boats and facilities, an overview of our classes and programs, as well as plenty of time to ask the questions that matter to you as a sailor.

6:30pm Fall Social for the Corporation
Fall Social for the Corporation
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Wed, Sep 6, 2023, 6:30pm - 9:30pm

Join us on September 6th at Community Boating's Wolfson Function Room for an engaging evening featuring a guest speaker, strategic plan presentation, and networking opportunity exclusively for members of the Corporation. 
RSVP required
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Consider becoming a member of the corporation if you: are enthusiastic about CBI, a regular participant in our activities, volunteer at CBI or wish to contribute to our mission. Members of the corporation meet once annually to elect the Board of Directors and review the mission of Community Boating.

To apply, please email a request to [email protected], stating your interest in becoming a Corporation member and outlining current interest in, and contribution to CBI.

Sep 7
5:30pm Women's Racing
Women's Racing
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Thu, Sep 7, 2023, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
5:45pm Orientation
Orientation
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Thu, Sep 7, 2023, 5:45pm - 6:30pm

For every sailor who walks through our door, start here! This class will get you familiar with how everything works at CBI. The orientation class is the gateway to everything that CBI has to offer, whether you’re a seasoned sailor or brand new to boats. Done entirely on the dock, your orientation will include a guided tour of CBI’s boats and facilities, an overview of our classes and programs, as well as plenty of time to ask the questions that matter to you as a sailor.

Sep 8
5:30pm Friday Night Informal Racing
Friday Night Informal Racing
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Fri, Sep 8, 2023, 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Members organize several short races most Fridays after work. Racing is informal, so boats can join at any point in the evening. A social atmosphere blending camaraderie, fun, sailing, and competition; meet new people and broaden your sailing horizons.

Who: All skill levels welcome; whether you’re a national champ or are just learning you’re encouraged to sail with us.
When: Rig anytime and head out to race as soon as a few boats are ready and a course is set — usually about 17:30. Racing ends at sunset, so come out even if you free up a bit later.
Where: Meet on the water. Look for a cluster of Mercuries, the nearby committee boat flying flags & sounding horns, and big red tetrahedrons.
What: You can race mainsail, sloop or spinnaker, solo or with friends, keel or centerboard, as long as it’s a Mercury.

See our blog below for updates, rules & racing tips, watermelon announcements, and hilarity. Sign up for email updates so you don’t miss a post; typically weekly or less:

5:45pm Orientation
Orientation
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Fri, Sep 8, 2023, 5:45pm - 6:30pm

For every sailor who walks through our door, start here! This class will get you familiar with how everything works at CBI. The orientation class is the gateway to everything that CBI has to offer, whether you’re a seasoned sailor or brand new to boats. Done entirely on the dock, your orientation will include a guided tour of CBI’s boats and facilities, an overview of our classes and programs, as well as plenty of time to ask the questions that matter to you as a sailor.

6:30pm After Racing Brews on the Basin
After Racing Brews on the Basin
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Fri, Sep 8, 2023, 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Join us after Friday Night Informal Racing after your boats are docked and de-rigged we’ll gather under the Priebatsch Pavilion over cold beverages. Make sure you check in with our race committee on the water for a chance to snag free drink tickets! Our race committee will be taking notes and upon return will grant drink tickets to "stand out" skippers and crew. 

The bar will be open until 8:15pm. 

All funds raised will go towards our Junior Program Race Team.

Sep 9
10:00am Jib Clinic
Jib Clinic
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Sat, Sep 9, 2023, 10:00am - 11:30am

Jib Clinic is an opportunity for supervised practice towards your Red Test. It is highly recommended that this class be taken after your first Red test attempt, if you didn’t pass. Instructors for this class may design custom drills and learning experiences based on what the class indicates as it’s greatest needs.

10:30am Orientation
Orientation
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Sat, Sep 9, 2023, 10:30am - 11:15am

For every sailor who walks through our door, start here! This class will get you familiar with how everything works at CBI. The orientation class is the gateway to everything that CBI has to offer, whether you’re a seasoned sailor or brand new to boats. Done entirely on the dock, your orientation will include a guided tour of CBI’s boats and facilities, an overview of our classes and programs, as well as plenty of time to ask the questions that matter to you as a sailor.

11:00am Intermediate Racing Practice
Intermediate Racing Practice
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Sat, Sep 9, 2023, 11:00am - 2:00pm

Intermediate Racing Practice provides an opportunity for skippers with racing experience to improve their skills, and for sailors who are interested in racing to learn by crewing for experienced skippers.  Practice sessions are often coached by advanced racers who can teach important techniques and provide on-the-water feedback for participants.

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11:30am Rigging
Rigging
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Sat, Sep 9, 2023, 11:30am - 1:30pm

This class will teach you your port from starboard, mainsheet from mainsail, and just about everything else you need to know about our boats. A trained instructor will cover parts of the boat, sailing terminology, dock procedures, and how to set a boat up and how to break it down so that you can be well on your way to sailing on the Charles. This class is conducted in the classroom, and in our parked boats at the dock, and you’re encouraged to take notes.

Available for sign up 2 weeks in advance, through your member portal.
Online Rigging class viewable here.

12:00pm Jib II
Jib II
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Sat, Sep 9, 2023, 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Jib 2 teaches the finer points of advanced boathandling and crew coordination. In this class, you will learn to sail without a rudder! Rudderless sailing, while not required for the red test, gives a sailor a deeper understanding of the forces at work when a boat is under sail. This class is focused specifically on sailing a boat using only the sails and your own weight; no rudder required. You’ll learn how sail trim and heel affect how a boat moves, so that you can make your turns better, tacks smoother, and gybes safer. Any sailor who has taken Jib 1, and wants to greatly increase their sailing knowledge, should take this class.

2:00pm Shore School
Shore School
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Sat, Sep 9, 2023, 2:00pm - 4:00pm

With demonstrations and boat simulators, Shore School explains all the theory you’ll need to start sailing. An experienced instructor will guide you through the basics of reading wind, trimming sails, steering a boat, and more. We’ll cover everything you need to know to get out and back to the dock safely, and you’ll even get a chance to practice these skills in our simulator located on the dock. and When you have completed this class, you’ll be prepared to take the Mercury green test!

Available for sign up 2 weeks in advance, through your member portal.
Online Shore School class viewable here.

2:00pm Orientation
Orientation
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Sat, Sep 9, 2023, 2:00pm - 2:45pm

For every sailor who walks through our door, start here! This class will get you familiar with how everything works at CBI. The orientation class is the gateway to everything that CBI has to offer, whether you’re a seasoned sailor or brand new to boats. Done entirely on the dock, your orientation will include a guided tour of CBI’s boats and facilities, an overview of our classes and programs, as well as plenty of time to ask the questions that matter to you as a sailor.

3:00pm Rigging
Rigging
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Sat, Sep 9, 2023, 3:00pm - 5:00pm

This class will teach you your port from starboard, mainsheet from mainsail, and just about everything else you need to know about our boats. A trained instructor will cover parts of the boat, sailing terminology, dock procedures, and how to set a boat up and how to break it down so that you can be well on your way to sailing on the Charles. This class is conducted in the classroom, and in our parked boats at the dock, and you’re encouraged to take notes.

Available for sign up 2 weeks in advance, through your member portal.
Online Rigging class viewable here.

4:00pm Mainsail II
Mainsail II
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Sat, Sep 9, 2023, 4:00pm - 6:00pm

When you’re ready for the next step in sailing, this is where to go. Take this course to learn the tips and tricks that will prepare you for more challenging conditions, and get you ready for the Mercury yellow test.

Mainsail II builds basic skills into sailing competency, in order to prepare you for the Mercury yellow test. It will cover the finer points of tacking and gybing, sail trim, and best practices for keeping your boat flat in heavier wind. You’ll be accompanied by a trained instructor in a powerboat, and you’ll have the opportunity to practice on a real test course out on the water.

Sep 10
10:00am Mainsail Clinic
Mainsail Clinic
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Sun, Sep 10, 2023, 10:00am - 11:30am

The Mainsail Clinic is a special offering that lets students practice the skills important to them in order to pass the Yellow test. It is highly recommended that this class be taken after your first Yellow test attempt, if you didn’t pass. Instructors for this class will design custom drills and learning experiences based on what the class indicates as it’s greatest needs.

10:00am Keelboat
Keelboat
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Sun, Sep 10, 2023, 10:00am - 4:00pm

This class teaches advanced sailors how to rig, moor, sail, and care for our most popular and most expensive equipment Sonars and Ideal 18s offer more space and better performance than a Mercury, and are our most popular boats on busy days. To sail these boats students will learn to rig, reef, and sail these boats in a variety of conditions. Your instructor will join you on board and give students time on the helm, so you can safely navigate the mooring field, moor each boat, and perform a man-overboard rescue. The class will be conducted in Ideal 18s and Sonars.

Available for sign up 2 weeks in advance, through your member portal.

10:30am Orientation
Orientation
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Sun, Sep 10, 2023, 10:30am - 11:15am

For every sailor who walks through our door, start here! This class will get you familiar with how everything works at CBI. The orientation class is the gateway to everything that CBI has to offer, whether you’re a seasoned sailor or brand new to boats. Done entirely on the dock, your orientation will include a guided tour of CBI’s boats and facilities, an overview of our classes and programs, as well as plenty of time to ask the questions that matter to you as a sailor.

11:30am Rigging
Rigging
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Sun, Sep 10, 2023, 11:30am - 1:30pm

This class will teach you your port from starboard, mainsheet from mainsail, and just about everything else you need to know about our boats. A trained instructor will cover parts of the boat, sailing terminology, dock procedures, and how to set a boat up and how to break it down so that you can be well on your way to sailing on the Charles. This class is conducted in the classroom, and in our parked boats at the dock, and you’re encouraged to take notes.

Available for sign up 2 weeks in advance, through your member portal.
Online Rigging class viewable here.

12:00pm Mainsail I
Mainsail I
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Sun, Sep 10, 2023, 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Mainsail I builds basic sailing skills with both on-the-water instruction and simulator demonstration. Students will spend the first half of the class reviewing Shore School content, and then get a chance to practice their skills on the water under the direction of an instructor. Skills such as tacking, gybing, steering and sail trim will get special emphasis in this class, so that students are prepared for their Mainsail II Class, and their Yellow Test.

2:00pm Shore School
Shore School
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Sun, Sep 10, 2023, 2:00pm - 4:00pm

With demonstrations and boat simulators, Shore School explains all the theory you’ll need to start sailing. An experienced instructor will guide you through the basics of reading wind, trimming sails, steering a boat, and more. We’ll cover everything you need to know to get out and back to the dock safely, and you’ll even get a chance to practice these skills in our simulator located on the dock. and When you have completed this class, you’ll be prepared to take the Mercury green test!

Available for sign up 2 weeks in advance, through your member portal.
Online Shore School class viewable here.

2:00pm Orientation
Orientation
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Sun, Sep 10, 2023, 2:00pm - 2:45pm

For every sailor who walks through our door, start here! This class will get you familiar with how everything works at CBI. The orientation class is the gateway to everything that CBI has to offer, whether you’re a seasoned sailor or brand new to boats. Done entirely on the dock, your orientation will include a guided tour of CBI’s boats and facilities, an overview of our classes and programs, as well as plenty of time to ask the questions that matter to you as a sailor.

3:00pm Rigging
Rigging
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Sun, Sep 10, 2023, 3:00pm - 5:00pm

This class will teach you your port from starboard, mainsheet from mainsail, and just about everything else you need to know about our boats. A trained instructor will cover parts of the boat, sailing terminology, dock procedures, and how to set a boat up and how to break it down so that you can be well on your way to sailing on the Charles. This class is conducted in the classroom, and in our parked boats at the dock, and you’re encouraged to take notes.

Available for sign up 2 weeks in advance, through your member portal.
Online Rigging class viewable here.

4:00pm Jib I
Jib I
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Sun, Sep 10, 2023, 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Jib 1 is our first class that goes into the advanced knowledge required to sail in heavy wind. You’ll learn how to effectively use a jib sail, perform man overboard rescues, and maneuver in the demanding conditions required for the Mercury red test. The Jib class is the heart of our Mercury sailing curriculum, and is designed to create competent sailors who are prepared for red test conditions. After learning how the jib sail works and how to rig it, you and another crew member will get on the water to try out your new knowledge. Your instructor will cover how to rig and trim the jib, how to coordinate your weight placement in the boat, and the procedure for man-overboard rescues. The instructor will join you on the water and coach you from a powerboat, so that each move you make is that of a solid and capable sailor. The Jib 1 class is typically taken several times before completing the test. Each time you take the class you will learn more from your classmates and instructors, and get extra practice for the demands of the test.

Sep 11
5:30pm High Performance Racing
High Performance Racing
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Mon, Sep 11, 2023, 5:30pm - 8:00pm
5:45pm Orientation
Orientation
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Mon, Sep 11, 2023, 5:45pm - 6:30pm

For every sailor who walks through our door, start here! This class will get you familiar with how everything works at CBI. The orientation class is the gateway to everything that CBI has to offer, whether you’re a seasoned sailor or brand new to boats. Done entirely on the dock, your orientation will include a guided tour of CBI’s boats and facilities, an overview of our classes and programs, as well as plenty of time to ask the questions that matter to you as a sailor.

Sep 12
5:45pm Orientation
Orientation
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Tue, Sep 12, 2023, 5:45pm - 6:30pm

For every sailor who walks through our door, start here! This class will get you familiar with how everything works at CBI. The orientation class is the gateway to everything that CBI has to offer, whether you’re a seasoned sailor or brand new to boats. Done entirely on the dock, your orientation will include a guided tour of CBI’s boats and facilities, an overview of our classes and programs, as well as plenty of time to ask the questions that matter to you as a sailor.

Sep 13
5:45pm Orientation
Orientation
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Wed, Sep 13, 2023, 5:45pm - 6:30pm

For every sailor who walks through our door, start here! This class will get you familiar with how everything works at CBI. The orientation class is the gateway to everything that CBI has to offer, whether you’re a seasoned sailor or brand new to boats. Done entirely on the dock, your orientation will include a guided tour of CBI’s boats and facilities, an overview of our classes and programs, as well as plenty of time to ask the questions that matter to you as a sailor.

Sep 14
5:30pm Women's Racing
Women's Racing
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Thu, Sep 14, 2023, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
5:45pm Orientation
Orientation
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Thu, Sep 14, 2023, 5:45pm - 6:30pm

For every sailor who walks through our door, start here! This class will get you familiar with how everything works at CBI. The orientation class is the gateway to everything that CBI has to offer, whether you’re a seasoned sailor or brand new to boats. Done entirely on the dock, your orientation will include a guided tour of CBI’s boats and facilities, an overview of our classes and programs, as well as plenty of time to ask the questions that matter to you as a sailor.

Sep 15
0 CLOSED due to Hurricane
CLOSED due to Hurricane
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Fri, Sep 15, 2023
Sep 16
0 CLOSED due to Hurricane
CLOSED due to Hurricane
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Sat, Sep 16, 2023
Sep 17
11:00am Orientation
Orientation
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Sun, Sep 17, 2023, 11:00am - 12:00pm

For every sailor who walks through our door, start here! This class will get you familiar with how everything works at CBI. The orientation class is the gateway to everything that CBI has to offer, whether you’re a seasoned sailor or brand new to boats. Done entirely on the dock, your orientation will include a guided tour of CBI’s boats and facilities, an overview of our classes and programs, as well as plenty of time to ask the questions that matter to you as a sailor.

11:30am Rigging
Rigging
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Sun, Sep 17, 2023, 11:30am - 1:30pm

This class will teach you your port from starboard, mainsheet from mainsail, and just about everything else you need to know about our boats. A trained instructor will cover parts of the boat, sailing terminology, dock procedures, and how to set a boat up and how to break it down so that you can be well on your way to sailing on the Charles. This class is conducted in the classroom, and in our parked boats at the dock, and you’re encouraged to take notes.

Available for sign up 2 weeks in advance, through your member portal.
Online Rigging class viewable here.

12:00pm Jib II
Jib II
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Sun, Sep 17, 2023, 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Jib 2 teaches the finer points of advanced boathandling and crew coordination. In this class, you will learn to sail without a rudder! Rudderless sailing, while not required for the red test, gives a sailor a deeper understanding of the forces at work when a boat is under sail. This class is focused specifically on sailing a boat using only the sails and your own weight; no rudder required. You’ll learn how sail trim and heel affect how a boat moves, so that you can make your turns better, tacks smoother, and gybes safer. Any sailor who has taken Jib 1, and wants to greatly increase their sailing knowledge, should take this class.

2:00pm Shore School
Shore School
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Sun, Sep 17, 2023, 2:00pm - 4:00pm

With demonstrations and boat simulators, Shore School explains all the theory you’ll need to start sailing. An experienced instructor will guide you through the basics of reading wind, trimming sails, steering a boat, and more. We’ll cover everything you need to know to get out and back to the dock safely, and you’ll even get a chance to practice these skills in our simulator located on the dock. and When you have completed this class, you’ll be prepared to take the Mercury green test!

Available for sign up 2 weeks in advance, through your member portal.
Online Shore School class viewable here.

2:00pm Orientation
Orientation
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Sun, Sep 17, 2023, 2:00pm - 2:45pm

For every sailor who walks through our door, start here! This class will get you familiar with how everything works at CBI. The orientation class is the gateway to everything that CBI has to offer, whether you’re a seasoned sailor or brand new to boats. Done entirely on the dock, your orientation will include a guided tour of CBI’s boats and facilities, an overview of our classes and programs, as well as plenty of time to ask the questions that matter to you as a sailor.

3:00pm Rigging
Rigging
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Sun, Sep 17, 2023, 3:00pm - 5:00pm

This class will teach you your port from starboard, mainsheet from mainsail, and just about everything else you need to know about our boats. A trained instructor will cover parts of the boat, sailing terminology, dock procedures, and how to set a boat up and how to break it down so that you can be well on your way to sailing on the Charles. This class is conducted in the classroom, and in our parked boats at the dock, and you’re encouraged to take notes.

Available for sign up 2 weeks in advance, through your member portal.
Online Rigging class viewable here.

4:00pm Mainsail II
Mainsail II
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Sun, Sep 17, 2023, 4:00pm - 6:00pm

When you’re ready for the next step in sailing, this is where to go. Take this course to learn the tips and tricks that will prepare you for more challenging conditions, and get you ready for the Mercury yellow test.

Mainsail II builds basic skills into sailing competency, in order to prepare you for the Mercury yellow test. It will cover the finer points of tacking and gybing, sail trim, and best practices for keeping your boat flat in heavier wind. You’ll be accompanied by a trained instructor in a powerboat, and you’ll have the opportunity to practice on a real test course out on the water.

Sep 18
5:45pm Orientation
Orientation
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Mon, Sep 18, 2023, 5:45pm - 6:30pm

For every sailor who walks through our door, start here! This class will get you familiar with how everything works at CBI. The orientation class is the gateway to everything that CBI has to offer, whether you’re a seasoned sailor or brand new to boats. Done entirely on the dock, your orientation will include a guided tour of CBI’s boats and facilities, an overview of our classes and programs, as well as plenty of time to ask the questions that matter to you as a sailor.

Sep 19
5:45pm Orientation
Orientation
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Tue, Sep 19, 2023, 5:45pm - 6:30pm

For every sailor who walks through our door, start here! This class will get you familiar with how everything works at CBI. The orientation class is the gateway to everything that CBI has to offer, whether you’re a seasoned sailor or brand new to boats. Done entirely on the dock, your orientation will include a guided tour of CBI’s boats and facilities, an overview of our classes and programs, as well as plenty of time to ask the questions that matter to you as a sailor.

Sep 20
5:45pm Orientation
Orientation
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Wed, Sep 20, 2023, 5:45pm - 6:30pm

For every sailor who walks through our door, start here! This class will get you familiar with how everything works at CBI. The orientation class is the gateway to everything that CBI has to offer, whether you’re a seasoned sailor or brand new to boats. Done entirely on the dock, your orientation will include a guided tour of CBI’s boats and facilities, an overview of our classes and programs, as well as plenty of time to ask the questions that matter to you as a sailor.

6:30pm Learn to Race
Learn to Race
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Wed, Sep 20, 2023, 6:30pm - 8:00pm

In partnership with Community Boating Tiller Club Racing, we are offering our Learn-to-Race!

Designed to demystify sailboat racing for the intermediate sailor with little or no racing experience, the course is taught in three 90-minute chalk talks — Intro to Racing, Basic Racing Rules, and Basic Racing Strategy.

When: 3 Consecutive Wednesdays September 20th, September 27th and October 4th || 6:30pm-8:00pm
Where: Wolfson Function Room @ CBI

Sign up today through your member portal: portal.community-boating.org/ap

Sep 21
5:30pm Women's Racing
Women's Racing
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Thu, Sep 21, 2023, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
5:45pm Orientation
Orientation
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Thu, Sep 21, 2023, 5:45pm - 6:30pm

For every sailor who walks through our door, start here! This class will get you familiar with how everything works at CBI. The orientation class is the gateway to everything that CBI has to offer, whether you’re a seasoned sailor or brand new to boats. Done entirely on the dock, your orientation will include a guided tour of CBI’s boats and facilities, an overview of our classes and programs, as well as plenty of time to ask the questions that matter to you as a sailor.

Sep 22
5:00pm Friday Night Informal Racing
Friday Night Informal Racing
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Fri, Sep 22, 2023, 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Members organize several short races most Fridays after work. Racing is informal, so boats can join at any point in the evening. A social atmosphere blending camaraderie, fun, sailing, and competition; meet new people and broaden your sailing horizons.

Who: All skill levels welcome; whether you’re a national champ or are just learning you’re encouraged to sail with us.
When: Rig anytime and head out to race as soon as a few boats are ready and a course is set — usually about 17:30. Racing ends at sunset, so come out even if you free up a bit later.
Where: Meet on the water. Look for a cluster of Mercuries, the nearby committee boat flying flags & sounding horns, and big red tetrahedrons.
What: You can race mainsail, sloop or spinnaker, solo or with friends, keel or centerboard, as long as it’s a Mercury.

See our blog below for updates, rules & racing tips, watermelon announcements, and hilarity. Sign up for email updates so you don’t miss a post; typically weekly or less:

5:45pm Orientation
Orientation
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Fri, Sep 22, 2023, 5:45pm - 6:30pm

For every sailor who walks through our door, start here! This class will get you familiar with how everything works at CBI. The orientation class is the gateway to everything that CBI has to offer, whether you’re a seasoned sailor or brand new to boats. Done entirely on the dock, your orientation will include a guided tour of CBI’s boats and facilities, an overview of our classes and programs, as well as plenty of time to ask the questions that matter to you as a sailor.

Sep 23
10:00am Jib Clinic
Jib Clinic
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Sat, Sep 23, 2023, 10:00am - 11:30am

Jib Clinic is an opportunity for supervised practice towards your Red Test. It is highly recommended that this class be taken after your first Red test attempt, if you didn’t pass. Instructors for this class may design custom drills and learning experiences based on what the class indicates as it’s greatest needs.

10:30am Orientation
Orientation
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Sat, Sep 23, 2023, 10:30am - 11:15am

For every sailor who walks through our door, start here! This class will get you familiar with how everything works at CBI. The orientation class is the gateway to everything that CBI has to offer, whether you’re a seasoned sailor or brand new to boats. Done entirely on the dock, your orientation will include a guided tour of CBI’s boats and facilities, an overview of our classes and programs, as well as plenty of time to ask the questions that matter to you as a sailor.

11:30am Rigging
Rigging
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Sat, Sep 23, 2023, 11:30am - 1:30pm

This class will teach you your port from starboard, mainsheet from mainsail, and just about everything else you need to know about our boats. A trained instructor will cover parts of the boat, sailing terminology, dock procedures, and how to set a boat up and how to break it down so that you can be well on your way to sailing on the Charles. This class is conducted in the classroom, and in our parked boats at the dock, and you’re encouraged to take notes.

Available for sign up 2 weeks in advance, through your member portal.
Online Rigging class viewable here.

12:00pm Jib II
Jib II
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Sat, Sep 23, 2023, 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Jib 2 teaches the finer points of advanced boathandling and crew coordination. In this class, you will learn to sail without a rudder! Rudderless sailing, while not required for the red test, gives a sailor a deeper understanding of the forces at work when a boat is under sail. This class is focused specifically on sailing a boat using only the sails and your own weight; no rudder required. You’ll learn how sail trim and heel affect how a boat moves, so that you can make your turns better, tacks smoother, and gybes safer. Any sailor who has taken Jib 1, and wants to greatly increase their sailing knowledge, should take this class.

2:00pm Shore School
Shore School
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Sat, Sep 23, 2023, 2:00pm - 4:00pm

With demonstrations and boat simulators, Shore School explains all the theory you’ll need to start sailing. An experienced instructor will guide you through the basics of reading wind, trimming sails, steering a boat, and more. We’ll cover everything you need to know to get out and back to the dock safely, and you’ll even get a chance to practice these skills in our simulator located on the dock. and When you have completed this class, you’ll be prepared to take the Mercury green test!

Available for sign up 2 weeks in advance, through your member portal.
Online Shore School class viewable here.

2:00pm Orientation
Orientation
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Sat, Sep 23, 2023, 2:00pm - 2:45pm

For every sailor who walks through our door, start here! This class will get you familiar with how everything works at CBI. The orientation class is the gateway to everything that CBI has to offer, whether you’re a seasoned sailor or brand new to boats. Done entirely on the dock, your orientation will include a guided tour of CBI’s boats and facilities, an overview of our classes and programs, as well as plenty of time to ask the questions that matter to you as a sailor.

3:00pm Rigging
Rigging
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Sat, Sep 23, 2023, 3:00pm - 5:00pm

This class will teach you your port from starboard, mainsheet from mainsail, and just about everything else you need to know about our boats. A trained instructor will cover parts of the boat, sailing terminology, dock procedures, and how to set a boat up and how to break it down so that you can be well on your way to sailing on the Charles. This class is conducted in the classroom, and in our parked boats at the dock, and you’re encouraged to take notes.

Available for sign up 2 weeks in advance, through your member portal.
Online Rigging class viewable here.

4:00pm Mainsail II
Mainsail II
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Sat, Sep 23, 2023, 4:00pm - 6:00pm

When you’re ready for the next step in sailing, this is where to go. Take this course to learn the tips and tricks that will prepare you for more challenging conditions, and get you ready for the Mercury yellow test.

Mainsail II builds basic skills into sailing competency, in order to prepare you for the Mercury yellow test. It will cover the finer points of tacking and gybing, sail trim, and best practices for keeping your boat flat in heavier wind. You’ll be accompanied by a trained instructor in a powerboat, and you’ll have the opportunity to practice on a real test course out on the water.

Sep 24
10:00am Mainsail Clinic
Mainsail Clinic
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Sun, Sep 24, 2023, 10:00am - 11:30am

The Mainsail Clinic is a special offering that lets students practice the skills important to them in order to pass the Yellow test. It is highly recommended that this class be taken after your first Yellow test attempt, if you didn’t pass. Instructors for this class will design custom drills and learning experiences based on what the class indicates as it’s greatest needs.

10:30am Orientation
Orientation
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Sun, Sep 24, 2023, 10:30am - 11:15am

For every sailor who walks through our door, start here! This class will get you familiar with how everything works at CBI. The orientation class is the gateway to everything that CBI has to offer, whether you’re a seasoned sailor or brand new to boats. Done entirely on the dock, your orientation will include a guided tour of CBI’s boats and facilities, an overview of our classes and programs, as well as plenty of time to ask the questions that matter to you as a sailor.

11:30am Rigging
Rigging
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Sun, Sep 24, 2023, 11:30am - 1:30pm

This class will teach you your port from starboard, mainsheet from mainsail, and just about everything else you need to know about our boats. A trained instructor will cover parts of the boat, sailing terminology, dock procedures, and how to set a boat up and how to break it down so that you can be well on your way to sailing on the Charles. This class is conducted in the classroom, and in our parked boats at the dock, and you’re encouraged to take notes.

Available for sign up 2 weeks in advance, through your member portal.
Online Rigging class viewable here.

12:00pm Mainsail I
Mainsail I
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Sun, Sep 24, 2023, 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Mainsail I builds basic sailing skills with both on-the-water instruction and simulator demonstration. Students will spend the first half of the class reviewing Shore School content, and then get a chance to practice their skills on the water under the direction of an instructor. Skills such as tacking, gybing, steering and sail trim will get special emphasis in this class, so that students are prepared for their Mainsail II Class, and their Yellow Test.

2:00pm Shore School
Shore School
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Sun, Sep 24, 2023, 2:00pm - 4:00pm

With demonstrations and boat simulators, Shore School explains all the theory you’ll need to start sailing. An experienced instructor will guide you through the basics of reading wind, trimming sails, steering a boat, and more. We’ll cover everything you need to know to get out and back to the dock safely, and you’ll even get a chance to practice these skills in our simulator located on the dock. and When you have completed this class, you’ll be prepared to take the Mercury green test!

Available for sign up 2 weeks in advance, through your member portal.
Online Shore School class viewable here.

2:00pm Orientation
Orientation
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Sun, Sep 24, 2023, 2:00pm - 2:45pm

For every sailor who walks through our door, start here! This class will get you familiar with how everything works at CBI. The orientation class is the gateway to everything that CBI has to offer, whether you’re a seasoned sailor or brand new to boats. Done entirely on the dock, your orientation will include a guided tour of CBI’s boats and facilities, an overview of our classes and programs, as well as plenty of time to ask the questions that matter to you as a sailor.

3:00pm Rigging
Rigging
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Sun, Sep 24, 2023, 3:00pm - 5:00pm

This class will teach you your port from starboard, mainsheet from mainsail, and just about everything else you need to know about our boats. A trained instructor will cover parts of the boat, sailing terminology, dock procedures, and how to set a boat up and how to break it down so that you can be well on your way to sailing on the Charles. This class is conducted in the classroom, and in our parked boats at the dock, and you’re encouraged to take notes.

Available for sign up 2 weeks in advance, through your member portal.
Online Rigging class viewable here.

4:00pm Jib I
Jib I
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Sun, Sep 24, 2023, 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Jib 1 is our first class that goes into the advanced knowledge required to sail in heavy wind. You’ll learn how to effectively use a jib sail, perform man overboard rescues, and maneuver in the demanding conditions required for the Mercury red test. The Jib class is the heart of our Mercury sailing curriculum, and is designed to create competent sailors who are prepared for red test conditions. After learning how the jib sail works and how to rig it, you and another crew member will get on the water to try out your new knowledge. Your instructor will cover how to rig and trim the jib, how to coordinate your weight placement in the boat, and the procedure for man-overboard rescues. The instructor will join you on the water and coach you from a powerboat, so that each move you make is that of a solid and capable sailor. The Jib 1 class is typically taken several times before completing the test. Each time you take the class you will learn more from your classmates and instructors, and get extra practice for the demands of the test.

Sep 25
5:45pm Orientation
Orientation
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Mon, Sep 25, 2023, 5:45pm - 6:30pm

For every sailor who walks through our door, start here! This class will get you familiar with how everything works at CBI. The orientation class is the gateway to everything that CBI has to offer, whether you’re a seasoned sailor or brand new to boats. Done entirely on the dock, your orientation will include a guided tour of CBI’s boats and facilities, an overview of our classes and programs, as well as plenty of time to ask the questions that matter to you as a sailor.

Sep 26
5:45pm Orientation
Orientation
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Tue, Sep 26, 2023, 5:45pm - 6:30pm

For every sailor who walks through our door, start here! This class will get you familiar with how everything works at CBI. The orientation class is the gateway to everything that CBI has to offer, whether you’re a seasoned sailor or brand new to boats. Done entirely on the dock, your orientation will include a guided tour of CBI’s boats and facilities, an overview of our classes and programs, as well as plenty of time to ask the questions that matter to you as a sailor.

Sep 27
5:45pm Orientation
Orientation
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Wed, Sep 27, 2023, 5:45pm - 6:30pm

For every sailor who walks through our door, start here! This class will get you familiar with how everything works at CBI. The orientation class is the gateway to everything that CBI has to offer, whether you’re a seasoned sailor or brand new to boats. Done entirely on the dock, your orientation will include a guided tour of CBI’s boats and facilities, an overview of our classes and programs, as well as plenty of time to ask the questions that matter to you as a sailor.

6:30pm Learn to Race
Learn to Race
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Wed, Sep 27, 2023, 6:30pm - 8:00pm

In partnership with Community Boating Tiller Club Racing, we are offering our Learn-to-Race!

Designed to demystify sailboat racing for the intermediate sailor with little or no racing experience, the course is taught in three 90-minute chalk talks — Intro to Racing, Basic Racing Rules, and Basic Racing Strategy.

When: 3 Consecutive Wednesdays September 20th, September 27th and October 4th || 6:30pm-8:00pm
Where: Wolfson Function Room @ CBI

Sign up today through your member portal: portal.community-boating.org/ap

Sep 28
5:30pm Women's Racing
Women's Racing
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Thu, Sep 28, 2023, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
5:45pm Orientation
Orientation
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Thu, Sep 28, 2023, 5:45pm - 6:30pm

For every sailor who walks through our door, start here! This class will get you familiar with how everything works at CBI. The orientation class is the gateway to everything that CBI has to offer, whether you’re a seasoned sailor or brand new to boats. Done entirely on the dock, your orientation will include a guided tour of CBI’s boats and facilities, an overview of our classes and programs, as well as plenty of time to ask the questions that matter to you as a sailor.

Sep 29
5:00pm Friday Night Informal Racing
Friday Night Informal Racing
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Fri, Sep 29, 2023, 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Members organize several short races most Fridays after work. Racing is informal, so boats can join at any point in the evening. A social atmosphere blending camaraderie, fun, sailing, and competition; meet new people and broaden your sailing horizons.

Who: All skill levels welcome; whether you’re a national champ or are just learning you’re encouraged to sail with us.
When: Rig anytime and head out to race as soon as a few boats are ready and a course is set — usually about 17:30. Racing ends at sunset, so come out even if you free up a bit later.
Where: Meet on the water. Look for a cluster of Mercuries, the nearby committee boat flying flags & sounding horns, and big red tetrahedrons.
What: You can race mainsail, sloop or spinnaker, solo or with friends, keel or centerboard, as long as it’s a Mercury.

See our blog below for updates, rules & racing tips, watermelon announcements, and hilarity. Sign up for email updates so you don’t miss a post; typically weekly or less:

5:45pm Orientation
Orientation
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Fri, Sep 29, 2023, 5:45pm - 6:30pm

For every sailor who walks through our door, start here! This class will get you familiar with how everything works at CBI. The orientation class is the gateway to everything that CBI has to offer, whether you’re a seasoned sailor or brand new to boats. Done entirely on the dock, your orientation will include a guided tour of CBI’s boats and facilities, an overview of our classes and programs, as well as plenty of time to ask the questions that matter to you as a sailor.

Sep 30
10:00am Mainsail Clinic
Mainsail Clinic
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Sat, Sep 30, 2023, 10:00am - 11:30am

The Mainsail Clinic is a special offering that lets students practice the skills important to them in order to pass the Yellow test. It is highly recommended that this class be taken after your first Yellow test attempt, if you didn’t pass. Instructors for this class will design custom drills and learning experiences based on what the class indicates as it’s greatest needs.

10:30am Orientation
Orientation
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Sat, Sep 30, 2023, 10:30am - 11:15am

For every sailor who walks through our door, start here! This class will get you familiar with how everything works at CBI. The orientation class is the gateway to everything that CBI has to offer, whether you’re a seasoned sailor or brand new to boats. Done entirely on the dock, your orientation will include a guided tour of CBI’s boats and facilities, an overview of our classes and programs, as well as plenty of time to ask the questions that matter to you as a sailor.

11:30am Rigging
Rigging
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Sat, Sep 30, 2023, 11:30am - 1:30pm

This class will teach you your port from starboard, mainsheet from mainsail, and just about everything else you need to know about our boats. A trained instructor will cover parts of the boat, sailing terminology, dock procedures, and how to set a boat up and how to break it down so that you can be well on your way to sailing on the Charles. This class is conducted in the classroom, and in our parked boats at the dock, and you’re encouraged to take notes.

Available for sign up 2 weeks in advance, through your member portal.
Online Rigging class viewable here.

12:00pm Mainsail I
Mainsail I
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Sat, Sep 30, 2023, 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Mainsail I builds basic sailing skills with both on-the-water instruction and simulator demonstration. Students will spend the first half of the class reviewing Shore School content, and then get a chance to practice their skills on the water under the direction of an instructor. Skills such as tacking, gybing, steering and sail trim will get special emphasis in this class, so that students are prepared for their Mainsail II Class, and their Yellow Test.

2:00pm Shore School
Shore School
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Sat, Sep 30, 2023, 2:00pm - 4:00pm

With demonstrations and boat simulators, Shore School explains all the theory you’ll need to start sailing. An experienced instructor will guide you through the basics of reading wind, trimming sails, steering a boat, and more. We’ll cover everything you need to know to get out and back to the dock safely, and you’ll even get a chance to practice these skills in our simulator located on the dock. and When you have completed this class, you’ll be prepared to take the Mercury green test!

Available for sign up 2 weeks in advance, through your member portal.
Online Shore School class viewable here.

2:00pm Orientation
Orientation
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Sat, Sep 30, 2023, 2:00pm - 2:45pm

For every sailor who walks through our door, start here! This class will get you familiar with how everything works at CBI. The orientation class is the gateway to everything that CBI has to offer, whether you’re a seasoned sailor or brand new to boats. Done entirely on the dock, your orientation will include a guided tour of CBI’s boats and facilities, an overview of our classes and programs, as well as plenty of time to ask the questions that matter to you as a sailor.

3:00pm Rigging
Rigging
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Sat, Sep 30, 2023, 3:00pm - 5:00pm

This class will teach you your port from starboard, mainsheet from mainsail, and just about everything else you need to know about our boats. A trained instructor will cover parts of the boat, sailing terminology, dock procedures, and how to set a boat up and how to break it down so that you can be well on your way to sailing on the Charles. This class is conducted in the classroom, and in our parked boats at the dock, and you’re encouraged to take notes.

Available for sign up 2 weeks in advance, through your member portal.
Online Rigging class viewable here.

4:00pm Jib I
Jib I
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Sat, Sep 30, 2023, 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Jib 1 is our first class that goes into the advanced knowledge required to sail in heavy wind. You’ll learn how to effectively use a jib sail, perform man overboard rescues, and maneuver in the demanding conditions required for the Mercury red test. The Jib class is the heart of our Mercury sailing curriculum, and is designed to create competent sailors who are prepared for red test conditions. After learning how the jib sail works and how to rig it, you and another crew member will get on the water to try out your new knowledge. Your instructor will cover how to rig and trim the jib, how to coordinate your weight placement in the boat, and the procedure for man-overboard rescues. The instructor will join you on the water and coach you from a powerboat, so that each move you make is that of a solid and capable sailor. The Jib 1 class is typically taken several times before completing the test. Each time you take the class you will learn more from your classmates and instructors, and get extra practice for the demands of the test.