2018 US Sailing Level 1 and 2 Instructor Courses

January 27-28 and February 3-4, 2018

Small Boat Instructor Level 1 at Lakewood Yacht Club
(early registration discount until 12/30/2017)
Instructor: Stephen Gay
Two consecutive weekends January 27, 28 and February 3,4

The US Sailing Small Boat Level 1 Sailing Instructor Certification Course is designed to provide sailing instructors with information on how to teach more safely, effectively, and creatively. The goal of the program is to produce highly qualified instructors, thereby reducing risk exposure for sailing programs. Topics covered in the course include: classroom and on-the-water teaching techniques, risk management, safety issues, lesson planning, creative activities, ethical concerns, and sports physiology and psychology.
Course Length

This is a 4-day, 40-hour course. Attendance at all course sessions is mandatory. Absence from any portion of the course excludes the instructor candidate from certification.
Minimum Age Requirement

All candidates must have reached their 16th birthday within the calendar year that the course is being held in. Students under 18 years of age who complete the course will be designated as a Sailing Assistant until their 18th birthday.

 

May 19-20, 2018

Small Boat Instructor Level 2 at Lakewood Yacht Club
5/19/2018 – 5/20/2018
(early registration discount until 4/21/2018)
Instructor: Stephen Gay

Small Boat Level 2 Instructor
The Level 2 Instructor Workshop focuses on developing knowledge and skill in teaching sail theory, sail controls, introductory management skills, spinnaker and trapeze use (and instruction) and powerboat operation for emergency situations. Safety awareness is a major component of this course, with instruction on how to address capsize recovery, or prevent entrapment while operating a powerboat. It is a certification level course that combines classroom and on the water education using Smallboat Sailing Level 2 Instructor Guide, and the accompanying Level 2 Workbook, as a texts.

Course Length
This is a 2-day, 16-hour course. Attendance at all course sessions is mandatory. Absence from any portion of the course excludes the instructor candidate from evaluation.

Minimum Age Requirement
All Candidates must have reached their 16th birthday within the calendar year that the course is being held in. Students under 18 years of age who complete the course will be designated as a Sailing Assistant until their 18th birthday.

 

 

 

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