Learn to sail and gain the sailing confidence you have always wanted: If you’ve always wanted to take a sail boat out, or make up your own route and to sail to exotic locations, then take sailing lessons from Capt Rick Cumby and become your own sailing skipper. Sailing lessons are the best way to learn to sail. Rick Cumby sailing school is the best way to learn how to sail. If you want sailing lessons that are sure to help you get sailing right and safely, then seek out Capt Rick Cumby the best sailing instructor. “I have a hundreds of satisfied students who have been through my sailing courses and are now having their Dreams Come True”.
Learning to sail is a process that you need a professionals for. Capt Rick Cumby sailing instructor is not only a sailing professional, but brings to your sailing school years of sailing experience and sailing instruction. After you’ve learned how to keep you and your crew secure, the sailing school will turn to learning the art of sailing. With Capt Rick Cumby you can choose the sailing lessons that best fit the sailing yacht you wish to use. I offer sailing lessons for basic sailing, coastal sailing, and bareboat charter cruising, advanced coastal cruising, coastal navigation and cruising catamaran. In basic keelboat sailing, you will learn how to sail on a cruising yacht in moderate wind and sea conditions. This is a good place to start, and provides a solid base on which to build future sailing experience. In basic coastal sailing you will learn to command a cruising yacht in more varied conditions along the coast. The bareboat charter sailing lessons are what most sailing students wish to achieve if you wish to sail on your own with confidence.
In all of your sailing lessons, you will learn the parts that are common to every sailing yacht. You will learn navigation, boat handling, knot-tying, how to leave and approach the dock, maneuvering, and anchoring. With my help, you will be able to sail effectively. You need no prior experience. I offer a low pressure, fast pace environment in which to learn to sail. Extended time on the water is always given, so you can get the experience you need. When you have completed your sailing lessons, you will be ready to hit the water.
Capt Rick teaches sailing on the East Coast, all of Florida, the Gulf of Mexico and all of the Caribbean and where your boat is. I will come to where you and your boat are. No boat! no problem. Just call me and tell me where you want to learn sailing and I will make your dream come true. I have provided sailing yacht instruction to many potential yacht owners. Many references are available.
Learn to skipper a 20' - 27' sloop-rigged keelboat by day, in light to moderate winds and sea conditions. Learn basic sailing terminology, parts and functions, helm commands, basic sail trim, points of sail, buoyage, seamanship and safety including basic navigation rules to avoid collisions and hazards.
Learn to skipper a sloop-rigged auxiliary powered 25'-35' keelboat by day in moderate winds and sea conditions. Learn cruising sailboat terminology, basic boat systems, auxiliary engine operation, docking procedures, intermediate sail trim, navigation rules, basic coastal navigation, anchoring, weather, safety and seamanship.
Learn how to sail a sloop-rigged, auxiliary powered 30'-45' sailboat during a multi-day cruise upon inland/coastal waters in moderate/heavy winds and sea conditions. Learn about provisioning, boat systems, auxiliary engines, advanced sail trim, coastal navigation, anchoring / mooring, docking, emergency operations, weather, and more.
Learn the the navigational theory and practices for safe navigation of a sailing vessel in coastal and inland waters. On-water coastal navigation skills elements are contained in the ASA103, Basic Coastal Cruising, ASA 104, Bareboat Cruising, and ASA 106, Advanced Coastal Cruising, in progressively increasing levels of detail.
Learn to safely act as skipper and crew of a sailing vessel about 30 to 50 feet in length in coastal and inland waters, in any conditions.
Learn to skipper an auxiliary-powered sailing cruising catamaran of approximately 30-45' feet in length during a multi-day liveaboard cruise upon inland or coastal waters in moderate to heavy winds (up to 30 knots) and sea conditions.
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