Sailing Basics

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What should I bring?

    In order to come prepared for sailing lessons, please bring the following items:

  • proper fitting lifejacket (PFD)**
  • whistle, attached to lifejacket
  • closed toe shoes, Crocks, sailing boots
  • hat
  • WATER!!
  • sunscreen – put it on before you leave home
  • towel
  • warm clothes (if you get wet)
  • bathing suit (you never know when you will get wet)
  • avoid jewelry especially hoop earrings, necklaces, non waterproof watches, something of value
  • Please leave all electronic devices at home. Phones must be left on shore.
  • Shoes must be worn at all times

** EMS at the Hingham Shipyward will give a discount to LMC students, just ask

What if it rains?

  • We will sail in light rain.
  • Heavy rain or high winds: Sailing related games will be played on the wharf or in theboathouse.
  • Thunder and lightning: Classes will be cancelled.