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2015 Herreshoff Summer Sailing Program 

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The Herreshoff Marine Museum offers unique & interactive youth and adult sailing classes for the summer and fall. The mission of the Herreshoff Seamanship Program is to teach the art of seamanship and the principles of sailing, with an emphasis on excellent instruction, as well as the design, beauty, and unique features of these classic vessels.  All classes aretaught on our Herreshoff 12 1/2s – 16 foot wooden sloops with jib, main & spinnaker – or our Sea Sprite 23 on the Narragansett Bay.  Class sizes are limited and will be filled on a first come, first serve basis. 
 

YOUTH PROGRAM: 


Sessions & Dates:
  • Session 1 – June 22 – June 26
  • Session 2 – June 29 – July 3
  • Session 3 - July 6 – July 10
  • Session 4 – July 13 – July 17
  • Session 5 – July 20 – July 24
  • Session 6 – July 27 – July 31
  • Session 7 – August 3 – August 7
  • Session 8 – August 10 – August 14
  • Session 9 – August 17 – August 21




 
Class
Hours
One Week Fee   
2 Week Fee   
3+ Week Fee   
Additional Fees
Morning
8:45 - Noon
$170
$160
$150
$25 for Friday Family Sails
Full Day
8:45 - 3:30
$300
$275
$260
None
Advanced Teen
12:30 - 3:30  
$170
$160
$150
None
Instructor-in-Training  
8:45 - 3:30
 
 
 
$810 for 6 weeks of 1st year (50% of normal tuition)

Camp Activities Highlights: Pirate Day, Sail to Hog Island, Awards & ice cream social, family sail Fridays, maritime field trips for students who attend additional weeks

Scholarships available *Contact Maria Coughlin for details & applications*
 

ADULT PROGRAM: 

 
 
Dates & Prices: 
Class
Dates
Dates & times
Fees
Beginner
June 2 - Sept 27
Tues, Thurs: 5:30-8:00
Sat, Sun: 9:30-12:00
$175 for 4 classes
Intermediate
June 2 – Sept 24
Tues, Thurs: 5:30-8:00
$175 for 4 classes
Spinnaker
June 1 – Aug 24
Mondays: 5:30-8:00
$80 for 2 classes
Women’s Sail
June 3 – Sept 23
Wednesdays: 5:30-8:00  
$45/class or
$160 for 4 classes
Intro to Racing
June 3 – Aug 26
Wednesdays: 5:00-8:00
$120 for 2 classes
Couple’s Night
June 5 – Sept 25
Fridays @ 5:30-8:00
$95
Adventure Sails  
July 19, Aug 23, Sept 13   
10:00 – 3:00
$75/person or
$150 for families of 3-4  

Package information – Classes are priced in packages similar to gym memberships.  You can choose whatever 4 class dates that might suit your schedule. They must be on the day of the week that the class is scheduled. All class packages expire at the end of the season, October 1, 2015.

Private Lessons Available – Weekdays or Weekends – Rates are per hour and vary with membership

Photo credits: Maria Burton Photography and East Bay Newspaper
 

12 1/2 RENTAL PROGRAM:

Take part in our unique rental program of our Herreshoff 12 1/2s!  Participants must pay a membership fee and take a checkout sail with the Sailing Director to prove eligible.  Have a great summer sailing without all the hassle of boat ownership!
 

121/2 Rental Form 


Contact Info:

m.coughlin@herreshoff.org or 401-396-5834

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