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Adult Sailing Lessons

For more than 120 years, the Jackson Park Yacht Club’s sailing school has been teaching children and adults how to sail. Our courses provide the opportunity for both kids and adults to develop the skills and confidence necessary to enjoy the sport of sailing.

Come learn how to sail on one of JPYC’s 25-foot keelboats. These vessels provide a stable, yet nimble, platform for learning how to sail and on the water.·

Instructors teach basic keelboat courses as well as intermediate and private lessons. ·

Don't let another summer pass you by!! Call JPYC for more details.

ADULT FORMS - CLICK HERE

Dates to be announced SOON!

 

 

Adult 420 Dinghy Sailing Classes - CLICK HERE

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Women on the Water

If you’re looking for a friendly learning environment to learn how to sail or would enjoy going out on sailboats for fun…this is for you!· Professional instruction for women, by women, including both classroom and hands-on on-the-water instruction.

Participants will learn on JPYC’s 25-foot keelboats. These vessels provide a stable, yet nimble, platform for learning how to sail and on the water.·

Don't let another summer pass you by!! Call JPYC for more details.

ADULT FORMS - CLICK HERE

Dates to be announced SOON!

Private Lessons

Whether you are a beginner looking to learn at your own pace or an experienced sailor seeking to expand your skills, JPYC’s private sailing lessons can be tailored to your specific goals.

Instructors can teach you on JPYC’s 25-foot keelboats, which provide a stable, yet nimble, platform for learning how to sail and on the water, or on your own vessel.

Don't let another summer pass you by!! Call the JPYC Sailing Program Director for more details.

ADULT FORMS - CLICK HEREmmmmmmmm Dates to be announced SOON!

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CHICAGO, IL 41.46.50 | 87.34.42

JACKSON PARK YACHT CLUB

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6400 South Promontory Drive

Chicago, Illinois 60649

41.46.50 | 87.34.42

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Adult 420 Dinghy Courses

Are you a beginner sailor looking for a safe, fun, and thorough introduction to sailing?

Are you an experience yacht-person interested in dinghy sailing/becoming 420 certified?

Are you an intermediate sailor who wants to perfect your sailing skills/learn new ones?

 

If you answered yes to any of these questions, then this course is for you!

An intensive four (4) day course spanning two (2) weekends (9am-5pm), including pre,

mid, and post course homework to maximize your on the water fun! This course includes:

 

Water Safety – Capsizing/righting a boat, proper radio use, man-overboard drills.

Boat Parts - Rigging, steering, and sail adjustment.

Sailing Theory - The points of sail, knots, wind and reading weather signs.

Racing - Rights of way, race starts, and race course basics.

Navigation – Voyage preparation, basic navigation, distance sailing.

Club members who successfully complete this course are automatically certified for free use of the JPYC 420 Fleet.

Session Dates: Chose from several sessions

Session 1: Saturday May 11th and Sunday May 12th, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Saturday May 18th and Sunday May 19th, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Session 2: Saturday Sept 14th and Sunday Sept 15th, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Saturday Sept 21th and Sunday Sept 22th, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Costs: JPYC Members $195 | Non-Members $295

Register: https://jpyc.sportngin.com/register/form/705907714

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