Adult Sailing Classes at Lake Townsend

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Class Schedule

2019 Adult Learn-To-Sail Class Sessions

ID Class Dates Days
W1 Adult May 13-18 6
W2 Adult June 03-08 6
WE1 Adult Weekend June 28-30 3
W3 Adult July 15-20 6
WE2 Adult Weekend July 26-28 3
AJ1 1 Adult, 1 Child (age 10-18) July 29-Aug 03 6
AS1 Adult Sloop Aug 16-18 3

To show class session open/closed status click the REGISTRATION FORM link at the bottom of this page. The first field in the Registration Form is a drop-down with the available classes listed.

Adult 6-Day Class Schedule

Day Location Time
Monday - Friday Lake Townsend Marina 5:30 PM to closing
Saturday Lake Townsend Marina 9:00 AM to 12:00 Noon

Adult 3-Day Class Schedule

Day Location Time
Friday Lake Townsend Marina 5:30 PM to closing
Saturday - Sunday Lake Townsend Marina 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Class Requirements and Information

  • Swimming ability is required.

  • Minimum age is 16.

  • Fee for the Learn to Sail class is $125.00 per person and 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 and Capri 14 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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