Adult sailing clinics

 
VHYC Adult Sailing Clinics!
Great Opportunities to Get Out on the Water & Learn for Every Skill Level
Sign in to the 
Club website calendar to register online!


~ Monday Intermediate Clinics 9AM-Noon ~
3 hr adult instructional clinic with David Carberry on Club Sonars. The objective of this class is to develop the skills and knowledge you need to set up and sail the boat more effectively and in moderate conditions. This course will also prepare you for the more specialized courses ahead.
$75/person - Register online on the Club website calendar.

~ Tuesday Beginner's Clinic 9AM-Noon ~
3 hr. instructional clinic with David Carberry on Club Sonars. By the end of this course you will be sailing in light wind conditions with assistance from your instructor.
$75/person - Register online on the Club website calendar.

~ Wednesday Women on the Water (WOW!) 9AM-Noon ~
3 hr. instructional clinic with David Carberry on Club Sonars. Ladies only sailing time.Chalk talk about sailing theory over breakfast followed by a sail to put theory into practice.
$75/person - Register online on the Club website calendar.

~ Thursday 6PM & Sunday 1PM Holmes Hole Race Advanced Clinic ~
Advanced instructional clinic. Learn while racing Holmes Hole races with David Carberry on Club Sonars. Join David and get instruction in the longstanding Holmes Hole Competition. Holmes Hole is a great way to practice your sailing skills in a low stress environment while getting to know your fellow sailors. You will be racing around Vineyard Haven Harbor and Vineyard Sound using the Cans, Bells, and Nuns as your marks, honing your sailing skills and gaining a better understanding of our wonderful surrounding waters.
$75/person - Register online on the Club website calendar.


~ Friday Tell Tales Sailing 9AM-Noon ~
Held every Friday morning. Meet your fellow members over coffee and a mini-presentation on a sailing subject by some of the club's exceptional sailing personalities. Casual sailing with Club member hosts for those who wish to stay on after coffee through the morning. Formal instruction can be arranged if desired (contact David Carberry).
Designed to bring adult sailors of all levels (or no level at all!) together. We use Club Sonars and generally have member hosts with their Alerions and other fine craft.  Subjects presented by guest speakers covering a variety of subjects: weather, currents, boat design, Newport to Bermuda Race, boat building, offshore & trans-oceanic sailing, local conditions and lore!


Sign up in advance online for Tell Tale sailing with Club member hosts by signing into the Club website calendar so sufficient captains and boats can be arranged (or contact David Carberry for formal instruction).
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Contact David Carberry for more information:
tel: 617-686-5804
email: davidcarbe@gmail.com



Vineyard Haven Yacht Club 45 Owen Little Way. Vineyard Haven, MA 02568P: 508.693.3080