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2016 Herreshoff Summer Sailing Program 

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The Herreshoff Marine Museum offers unique & interactive youth and adult sailing classes for the summer and fall. The mission of the Herreshoff Seamanship Program is to teach the art of seamanship and the principles of sailing, with an emphasis on excellent instruction, as well as the design, beauty, and unique features of these classic vessels.  All classes aretaught on our Herreshoff 12 ½s – 16 foot wooden sloops with jib, main & spinnaker – or our Sea Sprite 23 on the Narragansett Bay.  Class sizes are limited and will be filled on a first come, first serve basis. 



SPRING & FALL YOUTH PROGRAM: 

  • Spring: May 23 – June 17, 4:15-6:15pm
    • Spring – 4 weeks - $275
  • Fall: September 5 – October 7, 4:15-6:15pm
    • Fall – 5 weeks - $300

SUMMER YOUTH PROGRAM: 


Sessions & Dates:
  • Session 1 – June 20 - June 24
  • Session 2 – June 27 - July 1
  • Session 3 - July 5 - July 8
  • Session 4 – July 11 - July 15
  • Session 5 – July 18 - July 22
  • Session 6 – July 25 - July 29
  • Session 7 – August 1 - August 5
  • Session 8 – August 8 - August 12
  • Session 9 – August 15 - August 19
Class
Hours
One Week Fee   
2nd Week Fee   
3rd+ Week Fee   
Additional Fees
Full Day
8:45 - 3:30
$325
$275
$260
None: Includes Family Membership
Advanced Teen
12:30 - 3:30  
$170
$160
$150
None: Ages 12-15
Instructor-in-Training  
8:45 - 3:30
 
 
 
$810 for 6 weeks of 1st year (50% of normal tuition)
6 Week Program
8:45 - 3:30
 
 
 
$1500 for 6 weeks

Camp Activities Highlights: Pirate Day, Sail to Hog Island, Awards & ice cream social, family sail Fridays, maritime field trips for students who attend additional weeks

Scholarships available *Contact Maria Coughlin for details & applications*
 

ADULT PROGRAM: 

 
 
Dates & Prices: 
Class
Dates
Dates & times
Fees
Beginner
June 6 - Oct 7
Tues, Thurs: 5:30-8:00
Sat, Sun: 10:30-1:00
$175 for 4 classes
Intermediate
June 6 - Oct 7
Mon, Wed: 5:30-8:00
Sat, Sun: 1:30-4:00
$175 for 4 classes
Advanced
June 6 - Oct 7
Mon & Wed: 5:30-8:00
$120 for 2 classes
Women’s Sail
June 6 - Oct 7
Wednesdays: 5:30-8:00  
$45/class or
$160 for 4 classes
Family Sail
June 6 - Oct 7
Fridays @ 5:30-8:00 $150 for 3-4 people

Package information – Classes are priced in packages similar to gym memberships.  You can choose whatever 4 class dates that might suit your schedule. They must be on the day of the week that the class is scheduled. All class packages expire at the end of the season, October 7, 2015.

Private Lessons Available – Weekdays or Weekends – Rates are per hour and vary with membership

Photo credits: Maria Burton Photography and East Bay Newspaper
 

12 ½ RENTAL PROGRAM:

Take part in our unique rental program of our Herreshoff 12 ½s and fiberglass boats!  Participants must pay a membership fee and take a checkout sail with the Sailing Director to prove eligibility.  Have a great summer sailing without all the hassle of boat ownership!

12½ Rental Form


Contact Info:

m.coughlin@herreshoff.org or 401-253-5000 x 220

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PO Box 450, Bristol RI 02809 USA
T 401.253.5000