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Craft of Sail

Course Overview

Spend a day on Lake Superior aboard the Hjørdis, a traditional gaff-rigged 50’ schooner, learning the craft of sail. This course offers the student a full day of hands-on experience learning points of sail, seamanship, rope-work, sailing terminology and boat handling technique. As a floating classroom, the Hjørdis is a relaxed learning environment offering a variety of skills to be gained by an interested sailor. The sailing experience will be determined by weather and varying lake conditions. No prior experience is necessary, just a willingness to learn and have an enjoyable sail.


Fri, Aug 18th, 2017

Course Details

Length: 1 Day
Skill Levels: Beginner
Hours: 9am-4:30 pm
Intergenerational age: na
Registration Cost: $160.00
Additional materials fee paid to instructor when class starts: Included


You will need the following tools for this class:

Navigational materials, including various lengths and types of rope, are provided by your instructor at the onset of class.
All-weather clothing (including rain gear) as conditions vary on Lake Superior.

Once registered, students will receive a confirmation packet in the mail that may offer additional optional tool recommendations and suggested reading.

Waiting List

This course is full.

Fill out the form below if you would like to be placed on a waiting list and notified if an opening becomes available.