Basic Sailing Skills, with Chesapeake Sailing School
IN THIS VIDEO YOU WILL LEARN
•USCG safety requirements
•Parts of the sailboat
•Standing rigging and running rigging
•How to raise and lower sails
•Points of sailing
•How to tack and jibe properly
•Visual clues for wind direction
•Basic right of way
•Basic knot tying
•How to heave to
Your Host: Gary Cusimano
Gary's sailing career began 40 years ago on the Chesapeake Bay and though he has sailed elsewhere, it is still his favorite. He holds a USCG Inland Master Mariner License and is in his tenth year instructing for Chesapeake Sailing School.
Gary has taught over 1000 people how to sail. He also teaches the various American Sailing Association courses on docking, cruising, piloting and celestial navigation, and has done corporate teambuilding on boats. Gary is a seasoned educator and passionate about the art of skillfully imparting sailing knowledge, patiently developing skills, and bolstering students' confidence on the water.
He has lived in Annapolis, Maryland for the last decade and is totally hooked on sailing, seamanship, and showing folks a great time on the Chesapeake. One of Gary's greatest joys is introducing people to the art of sailing.
Video minutes 1 Hour 48 Minutes
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