Adult Sailing Classes at Lake Townsend

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Class Requirements and Information

  • Swimming ability is required.

  • Minimum age is 16.

  • Fee for the Learn to Sail class is to be paid when you register. This fee includes a Start Sailing Right! manual for each student and use of the city's Pico, Aqua Finn, Sunfish, Capri 14, and RS Quest rental boats. Start Sailing Right! is the official learn to sail book of US SAILING.

  • Free T-Shirt also included for each student. Specify size of shirt on the class registration form.

  • Please bring the filled out Release Waiver, Medical and Class Rules form to class with you. Should you not be able to print the form we will have copies available at the first class meeting.

  • Lake Townsend and Marina are located north of Greensboro off of Hwy 29.
    Map/directions to Lake Townsend

  • Contact if you need more information or have any questions about the classes or other learning options.

Seats in the classes are reserved first come/first served based on when your payment for the class is received. To assure you have a seat reserved in the class session you want, please complete your registration with payment as soon as possible.


A) Register and pay online:

  1. Go to the Online REGISTRATION FORM.
  2. Complete the form.
  3. Pay online with a creit card or via PayPal.
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B) Register online and pay by check:

  1. Go to the Online REGISTRATION FORM.
  2. Complete the form but do not click the Submit button yet.
  3. Print the form and then click the Submit button.
  4. Make check payable to 'Lake Townsend Yacht Club' and mail form and check to:
    Lake Townsend Yacht Club
    P.O. Box 4002
    Greensboro, N.C. 27404-4002

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