LESSONS

SMALL BOAT & KEELBOAT SAILING
Hobie's, Monohulls, Keelboats, Multihulls, Islands/Sail Yaks


Small Sailboat Sailing 100

Learn the basics of small boat sailing unlike with any other sailing course available. You'll learn to trim your sails, tack, jibe, sail in the groove, and more aboard our Sailing Simulator and then on-the-water aboard our Hobie Wave's and Islands (for persons with disAbilities) in this one full day course. Tuition covers syllabus, learn-to-sail pamphlet, safe boating manual, use of  sailboat(s) and equipment, sailing simulator, and certification of completion Safe Boating Certificate (80% passing score), and US Sailing Certification (passing score needed). It is mandatory that you're able to swim or comfortable in a Life Jacket while in the water. Come prepared in clothing appropriate for water based activities (syllabus contains items to bring, etc.).


Prerequisites? None! This is the best class to take first if you have never sailed or have little experience.

PRICE:

Course 100 Small Sailboat Sailing: $150/person for 9 hour lesson with learn-to-sail handout, safe boating manual, sailboat, Life Jacket, and gear during course. Boat usage for 1 month.

No refunds are given once you have paid for a class.

Note that course 100 is taught from May-Oct.

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See class schedule by clicking the calendar tab near the top of this site. Class size is limited so sign up early. ATTENTION... Classes may not always appear on the calendar so please call for class availability.

See associated policies, traveling clinic info, etc. at the bottom of this page.

Big Boat (Keelboat )Sailing 200

Keelboat Sailing is a one full day course taught on our Hunter 212 Keelboat (21ft long) that will prepare you to sail small Keelboats that have ballasted keels, tiller steering, and an outboard auxiliary engine.

Our Intro to Keelboat sailing course is taught on our 21ft Hunter Keelboat, we will teach you the basic of sailing via our sailing simulator that teaches you wind direction and points of sail, sail trim, tacking, jibing, etc., We will also teach you basic knots and terminology, boat setup, maneuvering, come to and from a dock, navigation rules, crew overboard recovery, and more. Tuition covers syllabus, learn-to-sail pamphlet, safe boating manual, use of  sailboat(s) and equipment, sailing simulator, and certification of completion and Safe Boating Certificate (80% passing score). It is mandatory that you're able to swim or comfortable in a Life Jacket while in the water. Come prepared in clothing appropriate for water based activities (syllabus contains items to bring, etc.).

This course prepares you to take either the US Sailing Association or American Sailing Association 2 to 3 day Basic Keelboat course if that is something you want to do after taking our course (not required). Having the Safe Boating Certificate is required in most states if you own and run a boat/sailboat with a 10 to 15 hp outboard motor or greater.

Prerequisites? None! If you have never sailed or have little experience we recommend you take the Small Sailboat Sailing 100 class first before taking this class. However this is not required.

Price

Course 200 Keelboat Sailing: $175/person for 9 hour lesson with learn-to-sail handout, sailboat, Life Jacket, and gear during course.

No refunds are given once you have paid for a class.

Note that course 200 is taught from April-Oct.

SIGN UP AND PAY NOW VIA PAYPAL

See class schedule by clicking the calendar tab near the top of this site. Class size is limited so sign up early. ATTENTION... Classes may not always appear on the calendar so please call for class availability.

See associated policies, traveling clinic info, etc. at the bottom of this page.

Coastal Sailing (Keelboat) 300

Coastal Sailing is two full day course taught on our Hunter 212 Keelboat (21ft long) that will prepare you to learn the basics of coastal sailing aboard a keelboat that has ballasted keel, tiller steering, and an outboard auxiliary engine.

Our Intro to basic coastal sailing course is taught on our 21ft Hunter Keelboat, we will teach you the basic of coastal sailing such as dealing with tides, wave action, reading charts, entering and exiting harbor, etc. Tuition covers syllabus, learn-to-sail pamphlet, safe boating manual, sailing equipment, and certification of completion. It is mandatory that you have a safe boating certification (take online or via one of our sailing classes), you're able to swim or comfortable in a Life Jacket while in the water.
 Come prepared in clothing appropriate for coastal sailing based activities (syllabus contains items to bring, etc.). We highly recommend you take our Big Boat (Keelboat) 200 course first.


This course prepares you to take either the US Sailing Association or American Sailing Association Coastal Cruising courses if that is something you want to do after taking our course (not required). However this course gives you more sailing time and experience with rougher waters than most USSA/ASA courses. Having the Safe Boating Certificate is required in most states if you own and run a boat/sailboat with a 10 to 15 hp outboard motor or greater.

Prerequisites? None! If you have never sailed or have little experience we HIGHLY recommend you take the Big Sailboat (Keelboat) Sailing 200 class first before taking this class. You must have the National Safe Boating certification (can take this course online or via one of our sailing classes).

Price

Course 300 Coastal Sailing: $575/person for 2 day course with all equipment supplied other than what is specified on the syllabus.

No refunds are given once you have paid for a class.

Note that course 300 is taught from April-Sept.

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ATTENTION WE HAVE NOT YET POSTED CLASS DATES FOR 2018. See class schedule by clicking the calendar tab near the top of this site. Class size is limited so sign up early. ATTENTION... Classes may not always appear on the calendar so please call for class availability.

See associated policies, traveling clinic info, etc. at the bottom of this page.

 Basics of sailing on a Hobie 16... principles equally apply to Keelboat Sailing

This is the Sailing Simulator we use during our sailing class. We can bring this Sailing Simulator to your event as an intro to sailing promotion, etc.

See more of our videos at https://www.youtube.com/user/funtosail

PRIVATE INSTRUC. / COACHING / REC. THERAPY (Therapeutic Sailing)

Those who desire one-on-one instruction, coaching, or therapeutic interventions beyond what is offered through our classes can request such services with our certified instructors and/or recreational therapist by email at funtosail@gmail.com

PRICE: $100 for the first hour (whether it's 1 minute long or 60 minutes), $75/HR for the second hour (whether it's 1 minute long or 60 minutes) of each day services provided and $50/HR every hour after the 2nd hour. Add $100 if we have to come to you outside of Kootenai or Spokane Counties.

No refunds are given once you have paid for a class.

See associated policies, traveling clinic info, etc. at the bottom of this page.

If you have any questions... funtosail@gmail.com or 208-704-4454
FINAL: All purchases are final. Weather not guaranteed. Rain-checks given when instructor/captain/skipper cancels service(s) due to weather, etc. (rain check good for one year after date of class signed up). Does not apply to traveling sailing course clinic/lessons/services... no refunds offered). Prices are subject to change without notice. Classes and fees are NOT transferable to other classes/courses/interventions and/or other services offered by It's Tiller Time Sailing School/SAIL Marine or any other entity.

HOW TO SIGN UP!
See Calendar for Class Dates. Then email us at funtosail@gmail.com or call/TEXT (texting preferred) 208-704-4454 to reserve your place in the class of your choice. If none of these work for you, let us know and we can look for another time to add a class...Details will be supplied with follow up email.

Class size is limited so sign up early.

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