Join us at Tsa-La-Gi Yacht Club on Fort Gibson Lake for the newest sailing school in Oklahoma. Learn basic sailing skills under the guidance of an American Sailing Association certified instructor with over 8 years experience teaching students from all over the region. In more advanced classes you will discover how to charter sailboats for island hopping adventures, as well as advanced navigational abilities!
Captain Bill Apker is the lead instructor at All About Sailing. Bill started sailing in 1991 and soon found that he enjoyed helping others hone their sailing skills. He became an American Sailing Association certified instructor for Basic Keelboat Sailing in 2010 and has since added several advanced ASA courses to his resume’. Bill has earned his Captain’s credentials as a Merchant Mariner under certification by the Coast Guard National Maritime Center.
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.
All About Sailing School
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