1.Goddard Sailing Association
Wind, Rigging, and Sails
Lecture 1 - Wind, Rigging and Sails
Lecture 2 - Boat theory, How to change tacks, Man Overboard
Lecture 3 - How to sail well, heaving-to, right-of-way, capsize
Lecture 4 - Weather, thunderstorm drill, anchors, navigation
Lecture 5 - Dock, Required Equipment, Checklist, Chartering
Lecture 6 - Review, Test
Teacher – Ray Bietry x6-3426, Office: Bldg 22 – Room C335B
Coordinator – Fred Huegel 6-2285
Classroom lessons: (6) Thurs., Noon to 1PM , B23-W149
Club Web Page: http://gewa.gsfc.nasa.gov/clubs/sailing/
Click on the ‘Sailing Classes’ Link
Click on the ‘class homepage’ link
Classroom Lesson *.ppt files
“Things to memorize”
Water Lessons begin week of Class # 3 or #4 (or so)
Typically 3 lesson + 1 test sessions
Qualification = successful written test & successful on-water test
Sign-up sheet for Water Instructors
Water Instruction is scheduled and coordinated between you and your instructor. They will also administer the on-water test. He or she will contact you.
Problems? - Contact Fred or Ray
Wind direction is defined by where the wind is coming from.
Analogy: Where is the sun?