2017 Adult Learn To Sail
Class Sessions
Classes Dates
W1: Adult May 15-20
W2: Adult June 5-10
W3: Adult July 10-15
WE1: Adult Weekend July 21-23
WE2: Adult Weekend July 28-30
FM1: One Adult + One Child (10-18) July 31-Aug 5
AS1: Adult/Sloop August 18-20
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.
W1, W2, W3 Locations/Times
Day Where When
Monday Lake Townsend Marina 5:30 PM to closing
Tuesday Lake Townsend Marina 5:30 PM to closing
Wednesday Lake Townsend Marina 5:30 PM to closing
Thursday Lake Townsend Marina 5:30 PM to closing
Friday Lake Townsend Marina 5:30 PM to closing
Saturday Lake Townsend Marina 9:00 AM to 12 noon
WE1, WE2 Locations/Times
Day Where When
Friday Lake Townsend Marina 5:30 PM to closing
Saturday Lake Townsend Marina 9:00 AM to 4 PM
Sunday Lake Townsend Marina 9:00 AM to 4 PM
FM1, AS1 Locations/Times
Day Where When
Friday Lake Townsend Marina 5:30 PM to closing
Saturday Lake Townsend Marina 9:00 AM to 4 PM
Sunday Lake Townsend Marina 9:00 AM to 4 PM


  • Swimming ability is required.

  • Minimum age is 16.

  • Fee for the Learn to Sail class is $125 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 the US Sailing Association.

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

  • Smith Senior Center (2401 Fairview Street in Greensboro, phone 336-373-7564)
    Map/directions to Smith Senior Center

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

  • 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.

  • Contact education@laketownsendyachtclub.com 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.

Registration/Payment Options

A.   Online REGISTRATION FORM to pay with credit card or your Paypal account

B. To register and pay with check by postal mail
      1. Go to the Online REGISTRATION FORM.
      2. Complete the form but do not click the Submit button yet.
      3. Before you click the Submit button - print the form page.
      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