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TAG Sailing Merit Badge Workshop


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  • Location: Haslett, Michigan

  • Date: May 7th 10am - 5pm

  • Cost $50 Per Participant

THIS EVENT IS FOR GUILD MEMBERS ONLY:

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Come discover a lifelong sport that can be either exciting or relaxing but always fun and Earn your Merit Badge.

This program will give each participant a solid foundation to begin a lifetime of recreational sailing adventures.


Each participant will be provided the opportunity to acquire and practice the skills needed to sail a small vessel in protected inland lake waters in mild to moderate weather conditions.


Program participation will maximize your time spent on the water while instruction occurs both on shore, and on Lake Lansing.


Participants can expect to be educated on the following skills:

  • Safety

  • Basic marlinspike seamanship (knots and lines)

  • Nautical terminology

  • Boat rigging and boat/sail care

  • Basic boat handling techniques for skipper & crew

  • Tacking and gybing

  • Leaving/returning to a dock/shore

  • Points of sail (sailing directions upwind/downwind)

  • Capsize recovery/prevention

  • Boating right of way/etiquette

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