Community Sailing

Community Sailing Program 

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Adult Learn to Sail: Sunfish 

Dates/Times:

  • Beginner Session 1: 7/10, 7/11, 7/12, 7/13 T-F, 9:00am – 12:00pm
  • Beginner Session 2: 7/24, 7/25, 7/276 7/27, M-TH, 9:00am – 12:00pm
  • Registration Deadline: One week prior to start of session.

Ages: 16+ years old-Must pass a swim test

  • Location: Albee Beach, Lake Wentworth
  • Fee: $60 Resident/ $90 Non-Resident

Description: Enrollment limit to 8 students per class.  Our adult learn to sail class is taught on the “SunFish”, the most popular, one-adult sailboat in the world.  You will learn to rig, launch, and sail your “own” boat during this course.  The SunFish is also a popular “rental boat” at beaches, lakes, and bays, giving you further opportunities to experience the joy of sailing once you have completed this course.  Offered in partnership with the New Hampshire Boat Museum and the Town of Wolfeboro at Albee Beach on Lake Wentworth.


Adult Learn To Sail: Keelboats

  • Dates: 6/6, 6/8, 6/13, 6/15, T & TH
    • Session 1: 12:30 – 3:30pm
    • Session 2: 4:00 – 7:00pm
  • Dates: 7/11, 7/13, 7/18, 7/20 T & TH
    • Session 3: 12:30pm – 3:30pm
    • Session 4: 4:00pm – 7:00pm
  • Dates: 8/1, 8/3, 8/8, 8/10, T & TH
    • Session 5: 12:30pm – 3:30pm
    • Session 6: 4:00pm – 7:00pm

Registration Deadline: One week prior to session

Ages: 16+ years old-Must pass a swim test

Location: Wolfeboro Corinthian Yacht Club

Fee: $85 Resident/ $128 Non Resident

Description: Led by US Sailing Certificate Instructors, adult participants will learn the basics of boat handling, knots, and sailing.  Learn in small group atmosphere with other active adults.  Small class size allows for individual instruction for varying abilities.  Program support generously provided by the Wolfeboro Corinthian Yacht Club, Irwin Marin and the New Hampshire Boat Museum.  Friday is make-up day.  Enrollment limited to 3 students per class.


Youth Sailing

Dates/Times: Beginner Sessions

  • Monday – Thursday 9:00am – 12:00pm
    Sessions:
  • Beginner Session 1- June 26 – June 29
  • Beginner Session 2- July 10 – July 13
  • Beginner Session 3- July 17 – July 20
  • Beginner Session 4- July 24 – July 27
  • Beginner Session 5- July 31 – August 4
  • Beginner Session 6- August 7 – August 11
  • Beginner Session 7- August 14 – August 18

Dates/Times: Intermediate Sessions

  • Monday – Thursday 12:30pm – 3:30pm
    Sessions:
  • Intermediate Session 1: June 26 – June 29
  • Intermediate Session 2: July 31 – August 4
  • Intermediate Session 3: July 14 – August 18

Dates/Times: Advanced Sessions

  • Monday – Thursday 12:30pm – 3:30pm
    Sessions:
  • Advanced Session 1: July 24 – July 27
  • Advanced Session 2: August 7 – August 11

Registration Deadline:  One week prior to session.

Ages: 9-15 years old- Must pass a swim test.  Previous sailing experience required for intermediate-advanced sessions.  On the first day of lessons the children will be tested to make sure they are in the right class.

Location: Albee Beach, Lake Wentworth

Fee: $55 Resident/ $83 Non-Resident

Description: Led by US Sailing Certified Instructors, participants will learn the basics of boat handling, knots, and sailing.  Small class size allows for individual instruction for varying abilities.  Learn to sail on beautiful Lake Wentworth, sing a sea shanty or two and make new friends!  The Optimist sailing dinghies and program support are provided by the New Hampshire Boat Museum.  On Fridays there will be optional Free Sail Fridays from 9:00am to 12:pm.


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Dates/Times: Monday – Thursday 12:30PM – 3:30pm

Advanced Racing: (Sunfish)- July 10 – July 13

Intermediate Racing: (Optimist)- July 17 – July 20

Registration Deadline: One week prior to session

Fee: $55 Resident, $83 for Non-Resident 

Description: Basic race skills taught. Class culminates with participating in the Lake Wentworth Regatta on August 5. All participants can use race boats free of charge during race regatta.


Lake Wentworth Sunfish/Laser League

Date:  Wednesdays, June 28-August 2

Time: 5:00 – 7:30PM

Ages: 13+ years old- Must pass a swim test

Location: Albee Beach

Fee: $60 Resident / $90 Non-Resident- (If you use your own boat $20 Resident/ $25 Non Resident)

Description: There will be as many races (short courses) as can be done in 2 hours. Each week the skippers meeting at 5PM will include some discussion on rules and tactics. Offered in partnership with the NH Boat Museum at Albee Beach.


Adult Keelboat Introductory Cruise

Date Choices: 5/30, 6/1, 6/20, 6/22, 6/27, 6/29, 7/6

Time: 4:00 – 6:30PM

Location: Meet at Brewster

Fee: $20 Resident/ $25 Non Resident per session

Description: Participants will join a US Sailing Instructor aboard a keelboat on Lake Winnipesaukee for a 2 1/2 hour cruise. Meant to satisfy any curiosity about what is involved in managing a keelboat, this may be of special interest to anyone considering the Sailboat Share program or adult sailing classes. Fees are refundable for anyone signing up for any of the sailing programs. This is also just a really good deal for anyone who wants to spend a couple of hours on our beautiful lake on a really nice boat.