SAILING" has posted a FREE online comprehensive
educational training site for student sailors at www.sailingcourse.com
. Housed on this website are four boating courses (Sailing
Primer, Keelboat Course, Cruising Course and Power- boat
Contained in these courses are 26 high quality videos
on basic sailing maneuvers and knot tying, 19 animated gifs on
calculators on sail boat characteristics and navigation along
with 18 narrative sections with illustrations.
There are also 6
online boating tests which the student can take. The computer
will grade each test and if passed print a certificate with the
student's name on it.
It is suggested that beginning students refer to www.sailingcourse.com
to watch the sailing primer movie and to pass the primer sailing
test before their on-the-water sailing instruction.