Marblehead, MA

With Pleon Yacht Club taking the lead, this program will be open to high school and college students of the 5 other yacht clubs in Marblehead (Eastern, Corinthian, Boston, Marblehead, Dolphin), as well as young sailors locally at Sail Salem, Jubilee YC, Manchester YC, Sandy Bay YC, Eastern Point YC, Cottage Park YC, Winthrop YC, or any other young sailors wishing to participate. The program’s culminating offshore event will be the Marblehead Yacht Club’s Downeast Challenge, from Marblehead to Portland, ME.

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Schedule: June 23 – July 30 (Downeast Challenge)

  • Week 1, Thursday – Sunday: Intro, Boat Handling, Setup, Trim
  • Week 2, Thursday – Sunday: Boat handling, Safety at Sea
  • Week 3, Thursday – Sunday: Boat handling, Safety at Sea, Overnight Sail
  • Week 4, Thursday – Sunday: Boat Set-up and Sail Trim, Classroom night, Navigation & Communications
  • Week 5, Thursday – Sunday: Safety at Sea, PHRF Race, Overnight Sail
  • Week 6, Wednesday – Sunday: Route Planning, Provisioning, Downeast Challenge (Marblehead to Portland, ME, 90nm)

Session Cost: $2800 / student

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