How to Sign Up:
Call to put your name on our coursse list and we will call you when the winds are right. We do multiple courses a season and will continue to call until a date works for you.
Cost: $175/person. Bring someone else along for $125.00 Maximum 4 participants.
Participants coming from a distance are welcome to stay aboard Amicus II the night before the course starts.
HEAVY WEATHER SAILING
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Several short clips of breezy conditions
Sailing in heavy weather is every sailor's fear and fantasy. Feeling comfortable sailing in winds of 15-25 kts. on Lake Superior opens up a whole new world of sailing possibilities and adventures. This course is designed to give participants the opportunity to practice techniques critical to heavy weather sailing. The course will cover reefing sails, heaving to, navigational considerations, steering in big seas, boat preparation, and other storm tactics such as the use of parachute anchors and drogues. This is an 8-hour, on the water course scheduled when winds are perdicted to be 15kts or more and is a great opportunity to expand your sailing horizons in a safe, well-found boat with an experienced captain.