What's Happening at Sail Dallas:

Sail Dallas Presents:

Heavy Air Sailing (102.2)!

A 4-hour, hands-on workshop

 

Saturday, March 08, 2014

12:00pm to 4:00pm

Pier 121 Marina

$199 per person (+ taxes & fees)

 

Click here to Register!

(To cancel your reservation, please e-mail your request to info@SailDallas.com)


 

Springis here! ...And Spring brings higher winds.

...sometimes a lot of wind!

Windy days can be fun if you know how to handle them.


 

It's Windy

How to Sail in Heavy Weather!

This 4-hour on-the-water seminar will concentrate on how to sail in Heavy Weather.

Sometimes the winds build gradually. Or perhaps an afternoon storm might catch you out on the water.

And then sometimes the wind is just blowing hard and you want to go sailing!

Windy days make for exciting sailing! It is FUN and it can be safe!

Learn to control the boat and not let it control you!

You will eventually find yourself facing mother nature. Be prepared!


This seminar includes:

  • Rigging the boat for heavy weather
  • How to shorten sail (reef)
  • Heaving-to ("parking" the boat out on the water)
  • What to expect
  • How to sail in higher winds

 

This seminar is directed toward sailors who already have some sailing experience and are ready to take the next step in tuning in the sails to make the boat perform better. Cruisers & Racers alike need to be familiar with these techniques.

Do not miss this opportunity. Seats are limited.
Click here to Register!

(To cancel your reservation, please e-mail your request to info@SailDallas.com)


Please call discuss any questions you have.
214-215-SAIL (7245)

 

 

 






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Sail Dallas Presents:

ASA 105   - Coastal Navigation

January 2014

 

Weekday Format: Starts Monday, January 6, 2014

-- OR --

Weekend Format: Starts Saturday, January 11, 2014

 

$499 per person

 

No Prerequisites

 

 

Chart your own Voyage

 

Learn how to use traditional navigation techniques (and make better use of electronic navigation) for near coastal passage making.

 

ASA Coastal Navigation
ASA Coastal Navigation

Some of the most beautiful parts of the sea require a knowledgable navigator.

Learn how to read a nautical chart, determine & plot your position, and safely navigate to your destination.

Modern electronics can make navigation quite safe & easy (when used properly). However, they do fail from time to time, ask anyone with actual experience!

You will better understand what those fancy electronic navigation charts are telling you!

This is a classroom-only course offered in two different formats to fit your busy schedule. Choose from either 6 separate weekday evenings OR 3 separate Saturdays secessions.

If you are well versed in traditional navigation techniques, you may challenge this course and proceed to Celestial Navigation.

 

This ASA certified course subject includes:

  • Navigation Basics
  • Tools, Library, & Mathematics
  • Latitude & Longitude
  • Deviation & Variation
  • Charts, Symbols, & Chart One
  • Basic Charting (Ded Reckoning)
  • Determining Your Position
  • Establishing a Fix (LOP’s & COP’s)
  • The Running Fix
  • Danger Bearings
  • Set & Drift (compensating for current)
  • Tide & Tidal Currents

Chart of Catalina Island
Chart Your Next Voyage!

 

 

 

This ASA (105) Certified course is offered in TWO different Formats. Choose from either the Weekday OR Weekend format.

Yes(!), you may attend the other course as a makeup if you have schedule conflicts.


Weekday Format, 6:30pm - 9:30pm

  • Monday, Jan 06, 2014
  • Thursday, Jan 09, 2014
  • Monday, Jan 13, 2014
  • Thursday, Jan 16, 2014
  • Monday, Jan 20, 2014
  • Thursday, Jan 23, 2014

Weekend Format, 9:00am - 4:00pm

  • Saturday, Jan 11, 2014
  • Saturday, Jan 18, 2014
  • Saturday, Jan 25, 2014

 

 

This course will be taught by Captain Matt Meadows.


Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

 

Pricing is $499 per person

This price includes navigation practise problems, and charts. You may use your own navigation tools or purchase triangles & divider from us for an additional $49.

There is an optional text which is not provided.

This entire course is classroom only. The On-the-water practical application of Coastal Navigation is covered in the ASA 106 Advanced Coastal Cruising Certification.

 

Do not miss this opportunity.
Please call/email to register or discuss any questions you have.
info@saildallas.com 214-215-SAIL (7245)

 



 

Sail Dallas Presents:

ASA 107   -Celestial Navigation

Begins Monday, February 10, 2014 (see dates below)

$499 (+ taxes/fees) per person

 

No Prerequisites

 

 

Celestial navigation is for both the serious and the curious alike.

 

Chart with Sextant
Navigating by the Stars & Planets

Learn how to navigate by the stars & planets.

Perhaps you are a serious sailor contemplating offshore sailing, ...this is for you!

Or maybe you are just curious about this mysterious technique, ...now is your chance.

This course is directed toward sailors who have always wondered about what additional beauty the heavens bear.

In this day and age of GPS and electronic navigation, Celestial Navigation is still an important tool in the navigators "toolbox". It is a invaluable skill for those interested in venturing out into the vast oceans of the world.

 

This ASA certified course includes:

  • Overview of Celestial Navigation
  • Operating the Sextant
  • Plotting your position based on Celestial Sights
  • Reducing Celestial Sights
  • Sun, Moon, Planet, & Star Sights
  • Identifying the Navigation Stars
  • Determine Latitude by Polaris
  • Noon Sights

A Sextant
The Sextant

 

 

This ASA (107) Certified course is offered as SIX separate meetings in Feburary 2014.

Class times are 6:30pm to 9:30pm each of the following dates:

 

  • Monday, Feb 10, 2014
  • Thursday, Feb 13, 2014
  • Monday, Feb 17, 2014
  • Wednesday, Feb 20, 2014
  • Monday, Feb 24, 2014
  • Thursday, Feb 27, 2014

 

This course will be taught by Captain Matt Meadows.


Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

An understanding of basic navigation techniques is assumed (but not required).

Please call if you would like to discuss.

 

Pricing, certified course: $499 (+ taxes/fees) per person

This price includes course notes, UPS's, and celestial navigation practise problems.

You provide your own navigation tools (parallel rulers or triangles, pencils, etc...) or purchase them from us.

There is an optional text which is not provided.

This entire course is classroom only. The On-the-water practical application of Celestial Navigation is covered in the ASA 108 Offshore Sailing Certification.

 

Do not miss this opportunity.
Please call to register or discuss any questions you have.
214-215-SAIL (7245)

 

 




Sail Dallas Performance Sailing Presents:

Basic Spinnaker Sailing

Saturday, November 9, 2013

1:00 pm to 5:00pm

Pier 121 Marina

$199 per person (+ taxes/fees)

spinnakers
Spinnakers Everywhere

Experience Hands-on Basic Spinnaker sailing on our J/24’s!

So, you’ve wondered what that big, beautiful, multi-colored sail is all about! This 4 hour on-the-water seminar is a great way to find out. A spinnaker provides the boat with additional drive power and balance. Discover this exciting part of sailing.

 

Seminar topics includes:

  • Packing & Rigging a spinnaker
  • Points of sail for spinnakers
  • Setting a spinnaker
  • Gibing a spinnaker
  • Dousing a spinnaker
  • When NOT to fly
  • Complications

 

This seminar is directed toward sailors who already have some sailing experience and are ready to take another step in discovering sailing.

This seminar will be taught by an experienced racer.

D o not miss this opportunity. Seats are limited.
Please call to register or discuss any questions you have.
214-215-SAIL (7245)

www.SailDallas.com






 

Sail Dallas Presents:

Heavy Air Sailing (102.2)!

A 4-hour, hands-on workshop

Saturday, November 09, 2013

1:00pm to 5:00pm

Pier 121 Marina

$199 per person (+ taxes & fees)

 

Fall is here and the sailing season is in full swing!

With the cooler weather comes wind, sometimes a lot of wind!

Windy days can be fun if you know how to handle them.

It's Windy

How to Sail in Heavy Weather!

This 4-hour on-the-water seminar will concentrate on how to sail in Heavy Weather.

Sometimes the winds build gradually. Or perhaps an afternoon storm might catch you out on the water.

And then sometimes the wind is just blowing hard and you want to go sailing!

Windy days make for exciting sailing! It is FUN and it can be safe!

Learn to control the boat and not let it control you!

You will eventually find yourself facing mother nature. Be prepared!


This seminar includes:

  • Rigging the boat for heavy weather
  • How to shorten sail (reef)
  • Heaving-to ("parking" the boat out on the water)
  • What to expect
  • How to sail in higher winds

 

This seminar is directed toward sailors who already have some sailing experience and are ready to take the next step in tuning in the sails to make the boat perform better. Cruisers & Racers alike need to be familiar with these techniques.

Do not miss this opportunity. Seats are limited.
Please call to register or discuss any questions you have.
214-215-SAIL (7245)

 

 

 




Sail Dallas Presents:

Intermediate Sail Trim (102.3)!

A 4-hour, hands-on workshop

Saturday, November 09, 2013

8:00am to noon

Pier 121 Marina

$199 per person (+ taxes & fees)

Sail Trim

How to Trim your Sails!

This 4-hour on-the-water seminar will concentrate on getting your boat to perform well. The secret to sailing well (& fast) is to control the boat and not let it control you! Learn how to "dial-in" the boat.

 

This sail trim seminar includes:

  • Mainsail Trim (Halyard, Outhaul, Cunningham, Backstay, Mainsheet)
  • Jib Sail Trim (Halyard, Fairlead Placement, Backstay, Jib sheets)
  • Balancing the helm/sails
  • Reading the wind
  • Crewing
  • Tacking & Jibing tips

 

This seminar is directed toward sailors who already have some sailing experience and are ready to take the next step in tuning their sails to make the boat sail and perform better. It’s not just for those interested in racing. Both Cruisers & Racers need to be familiar with these techniques.

Do not miss this opportunity. Seats are limited.
Please call to register or discuss any questions you have.
214-215-SAIL (7245)

www.SailDallas.com

 

 

 




Sail Dallas Presents:

ASA 105   - Coastal Navigation

Begins Saturday, July 13, 2013

Weekend Format

$499 per person

 

No Prerequisites

 

 

Chart your own Voyage

 

Learn how to use traditional navigation techniques (and make better use of electronic navigation) for near coastal passage making.

 

ASA Coastal Navigation
ASA Coastal Navigation

Some of the most beautiful parts of the sea require a knowledgable navigator.

Learn how to read a nautical chart, determine & plot your position, and safely navigate to your destination.

Modern electronics can make navigation quite safe & easy (when used properly). However, they do fail from time to time, ask anyone with actual experience!

You will better understand what those fancy electronic navigation charts are telling you!

This is a classroom-only course offered in two different formats to fit your busy schedule. Choose from either 6 separate weekday evenings OR 3 separate Saturdays secessions.

If you are well versed in traditional navigation techniques, you may challenge this course and proceed to Celestial Navigation.

 

This ASA certified course subject includes:

  • Navigation Basics
  • Tools, Library, & Mathematics
  • Latitude & Longitude
  • Deviation & Variation
  • Charts, Symbols, & Chart One
  • Basic Charting (Ded Reckoning)
  • Determining Your Position
  • Establishing a Fix (LOP’s & COP’s)
  • The Running Fix
  • Danger Bearings
  • Set & Drift (compensating for current)
  • Tide & Tidal Currents

Chart of Catalina Island
Chart Your Next Voyage!

 

 

 

 

This ASA (105) Certified course is offered in a Weekend format.

If you schedule conflicts, a makeup may be possible. Call to discuss.


Weekend Format, 9:00am - 4:00pm

     

  • Saturday, July 13, 2013
  • Sunday, July 14, 2013
  •  

  • Saturday, July 20, 2013
  • Sunday, July 21, 2013
  •  

  • Saturday, July 27, 2013
  • Sunday, July 28, 2013

 

 

This course will be taught by Captain Chris Rousseau & Captain Matt Meadows.


Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

 

Pricing is $499 per person

This price includes navigation practise problems, and charts. You may use your own navigation tools or purchase triangles & divider from us for an additional $39.

There is an optional text which is not provided.

This entire course is classroom only. The On-the-water practical application of Coastal Navigation is covered in the ASA 106 Advanced Coastal Cruising Certification.

 

Do not miss this opportunity.
Please call/email to register or discuss any questions you have.
info@saildallas.com 214-215-SAIL (7245)

 

 

 



 

Sail Dallas presents

 

A Club Sail & Sunset Rally

(...A Sailing Party)

Friday evening, May 30, 6:30pm to 8/9pm

 

Sail First, then...
Happy hour on the Sail Dallas Office Party Deck
Pier 121 Marina

 

Join us for a sail!

Open to the public:

The week is over. Relax. Sail. Watch the sunset from a sailboat. Experience the sport. Learn a bit more about sailing. Sail with experienced sailors. Meet others who are also learning the sport. Experience the life style.

Meet some of our staff. Sail with a seasoned sailor. Experience the fun of sailing while you learn about the sport.

You ‘old salts’ can check out our more advanced program offerings and sailing opportunities. We offer a wide range of sailing opportunities ranging from intermediate sailing through Bareboat Certification, through Offshore Outings.

For starters, we will meet at our offices at about 6:30pm. Then board the sailboats (J/24's, Beneteau 33.7, Jeanneau 34, or Hinckley 41) for a sail across the lake and back. After docking, we will meet back at our party dock to trade sailor stories at an optional Sailors Happy Hour.


Sunset on Lake Lewisville

If you plan to sail with us:

  • You must wear soft soled, non-marking shoes (play it safe, no black soled shoes) – or go barefoot.
  • Adult-size life vest provided. Children's life vests are not provided.
  • Children under 13 must wear a life jacket and be accompanied by an adult (one child per adult please). Please supply your own childs life vest.


To register for this event, please RSVP by email to: info@saildallas.com

 

In case of inclement weather visit www.SailDallas.com or our Face book page for updates.

 

If you haven't navigated to our office before, please use our turn by turn directions or Google map

 

 

 

 



 

Sail Dallas Presents:

Introduction to Sailing

Selected Weekday Evenings & Weekends

Pier 121 Marina

$99 per person

 

Relax, Enjoy, & Learn!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Register for Introduction to Sailing!

 

 


Do not miss this opportunity. Seats are limited.

 

 




 

Sail Dallas Performance Sailing Presents:

Heavy Air Sailing (102.2)!

A 4-hour speciality clinic

Choose from 4 separate offerings

Sunday (3/24), 1:00pm to 5:00 pm

Sunday (4/07), 8:00am to noon

Sunday (4/21), 1:00pm to 5:00 pm

Sunday (5/19), 8:00am to noon

Pier 121 Marina

$199 per person (+ taxes & fees)

 

Spring is here and the sailing season is ramping up!

With the warmer Spring time weather comes wind, sometimes a lot of wind!

Windy days can be fun if you know how to handle them.

It's Windy

How to Sail in Heavy Weather!

This 4-hour on-the-water seminar will concentrate on how to sail in Heavy Weather.

Sometimes the winds build gradually. Or perhaps an afternoon storm might catch you out on the water.

And then sometimes the wind is just blowing hard and you want to go sailing!

Windy days make for exciting sailing! It is FUN and it can be safe!

Learn to control the boat and not let it control you!

You will eventually find yourself facing mother nature. Be prepared!


This seminar includes:

  • Rigging the boat for heavy weather
  • How to shorten sail (reef)
  • Heaving-to ("parking" the boat out on the water)
  • What to expect
  • How to sail in higher winds

 

This seminar is directed toward sailors who already have some sailing experience and are ready to take the next step in tuning in the sails to make the boat perform better. Cruisers & Racers alike need to be familiar with these techniques.

Do not miss this opportunity. Seats are limited.
Please call to register or discuss any questions you have.
214-215-SAIL (7245)

 

 

 

 




Sail Dallas & Mariner Sails present

Open House & Sailor's Happy Hour

Saturday, March 30, 10am to 4pm
Sail Dallas Office Party Deck, Pier 121 Marina

Spring into the Sailing & Water Sports Season at our Open House & Sailors Happy Hour!

For beginners and "old salts" alike, meet our experienced staff and check out our fleet of sailboats and other water sport craft (Hobies, paddle boards, etc) provided by Mariner Sails. You can even go for a sail and let one of our captains show you the ropes.

Your captain will be an seasoned sailor and can answer your questions about sailing. Experience the fun of sailing while you learn about the sport.

You ‘old salts’ can check out our more advanced program offerings and sailing opportunities. We offer a wide range of sailing opportunities ranging from intermediate sailing through Bareboat Certification, through Offshore Outings.

Light Lunch & soft drinks will be served .


Boat rides 10:30am and 12:30pm (2:30pm session is full). Please RSVP/Register Space is limited.
Sailor's Happy hour begins at 3:00pm

If you plan to sail with us:

  • You must wear soft soled, non-marking shoes (play it safe, no black soled shoes) – or go barefoot.
  • Adult-size life vest provided. Children's life vests are not provided.
  • Children under 13 must wear life jacket and be accompanied by an adult (one child per adult please).

In case of inclement weather visit www.SailDallas.com or our Facebook page for updates.

If you haven't navigated to our office before, please use our turn by turn directions or Google map

 

 

 

 

Sailing and Paddle sports Expo

Mariner Sails, Dallas TX

February 9th, 2013 – 10am - 6pm

 

 

The Sailing and Paddle sports EXPO will incorporate Sail Boats, Kayaks, Stand Up Paddle Boards and Windsurfing equipment all at one location.


You will meet:

  • Manufacturer’s representatives
  • Distributors
  • Instructors
  • Industry Service Provides

 

You will see:

  • More sailboats and kayaks on display than in the past 10 years in the DFW area.
  • Accessories for Sailing, Kayaking, SUP, windsurfing.
  • Information booths from many of the local sailing, windsurfing and kayaking clubs and fleets.

 

You can attend:

  • Clinics on Kayaking, SUP, windsurfing and sailing held throughout the day.

 

 

Proceeds from Food and Beverage sales will go to HEROES ON THE WATER

 

 

LOCATION & TIME:

Mariner Sails

11110 N. Stemmons FWY

Dallas, TX 75229

 

Saturday, February 9th

10am until 6pm

 

For QUESTIONS or more information contact:

Mariner Sails

972/241-1498

 

 

 

 

Sail Dallas Presents:

ASA 105   - Coastal Navigation

Weekday Format: Starts Monday, January 7, 2013

-- OR --

Weekend Format: Starts Saturday, January 12, 2013

$499 per person

 

No Prerequisites

 

 

Learn how to use traditional navigation techniques (and make better use of electronic navigation) for near coastal passage making.

 

ASA Coastal Navigation
ASA Coastal Navigation

Some of the most beautiful parts of the sea require a knowledgable navigator.

Learn how to read a nautical chart, determine & plot your position, and safely navigate to your destination.

Modern electronics can make navigation quite safe & easy (when used properly). However, they do fail from time to time, ask anyone with actual experience!

You will better understand what those fancy electronic navigation charts are telling you!

This is a classroom-only course offered in two different formats to fit your busy schedule. Choose from either 6 separate weekday evenings OR 3 separate Saturdays secessions.

If you are well versed in traditional navigation techniques, you may challenge this course and proceed to Celestial Navigation.

 

This ASA certified course subject includes:

  • Navigation Basics
  • Tools, Library, & Mathematics
  • Latitude & Longitude
  • Deviation & Variation
  • Charts, Symbols, & Chart One
  • Basic Charting (Ded Reckoning)
  • Determining Your Position
  • Establishing a Fix (LOP’s & COP’s)
  • The Running Fix
  • Danger Bearings
  • Set & Drift (compensating for current)
  • Tide & Tidal Currents

Chart of Catalina Island
Chart Your Next Voyage!

 

 

 

 

This ASA (105) Certified course is offered in TWO different Formats. Choose from either the Weekday OR Weekend format.

Yes(!), you may attend the other course as a makeup if you have schedule conflicts.


Weekday Format, 6:30pm - 9:30pm

  • Monday, Jan 07, 2013
  • Thursday, Jan 10, 2013
  • Monday, Jan 14, 2013
  • Thursday, Jan 17, 2013
  • Monday, Jan 21, 2013
  • Thursday, Jan 24, 2013

Weekend Format, 9:00am - 4:00pm

  • Saturday, Jan 12, 2013
  • Saturday, Jan 19, 2013
  • Saturday, Jan 26, 2013

 

This course will be taught by Captain Matt Meadows & Captain Chris Rousseau.


Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

 

Pricing is $499 per person

This price includes navigation tools (triangles & dividers), navigation practise problems, and charts. You may provide your own navigation tools for a discounted price of $449.

There is an optional text which is not provided.

This entire course is classroom only. The On-the-water practical application of Coastal Navigation is covered in the ASA 106 Advanced Coastal Cruising Certification.

 

Do not miss this opportunity.
Please call/email to register or discuss any questions you have.
info@saildallas.com 214-215-SAIL (7245)

 

 

 

 

Sail Dallas Presents:

ASA 107   -Celestial Navigation

Starts Monday, February 4, 2013

$499 per person

 

No Prerequisites

 

 

Celestial navigation is for both the serious and the curious alike.

 

Chart with Sextant
Navigating by the Stars & Planets

Learn how to navigate by the stars & planets.

Perhaps you are a serious sailor contemplating offshore sailing, ...this is for you!

Or maybe you are just curious about this mysterious technique, ...now is your chance.

This course is directed toward sailors who have always wondered about what additional beauty the heavens bear.

In this day and age of GPS and electronic navigation, Celestial Navigation is still an important tool in the navigators "toolbox". It is a invaluable skill for those interested in venturing out into the vast oceans of the world.

 

This ASA certified course includes:

  • Overview of Celestial Navigation
  • Operating the Sextant
  • Plotting your position based on Celestial Sights
  • Reducing Celestial Sights
  • Sun, Moon, Planet, & Star Sights
  • Identifying the Navigation Stars
  • Determine Latitude by Polaris
  • Noon Sights

A Sextant
The Sextant

 

 

This ASA (107) Certified course is offered as SIX separate weekday evenings, 6:30pm to 9:30pm.

  • Monday, Feb 04, 2013
  • Thursday, Feb 07, 2013
  • Monday, Feb 11, 2013
  • Wednesday, Feb 13, 2013
  • Monday, Feb 18, 2013
  • Thursday, Feb 21, 2013

 

This course will be taught by Captain Matt Meadows.


Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

An understanding of basic navigation techniques is assumed (but not required).

Please call if you would like to discuss.

 

Pricing, full certified course: $499 per person

This price includes some materials. Notes are provided, Navigation practise problems are provided.

You will need to provide your own navigation tools (parallel rulers or triangles, pencils, etc...)

There is an optional text which is not provided.

This entire course is classroom only. The On-the-water practical application of Celestial Navigation is covered in the ASA 108 Offshore Sailing Certification.

 

Do not miss this opportunity.
Please call to register or discuss any questions you have.
214-215-SAIL (7245)

 

 

 

 

Winter Lease Special Pricing

3 Free months with 3-Month Lease

New Lease or Renewal

 

Limited Time!

 

 

Why wait for Spring? Sign up for a 3-month J/24 Lease this winter and get 3 additional months FREE!

 

J/24 sailing & waving
Sailing awaits!

Yes, it's winter. But there are some absolutely gorgeous sailing days all through out our Texas winters. Don't miss out on great sailing opportunities.

 

That's 3 free months when you sign up for, or renew, a 3-month lease.

 

If it's been a while since you've sailed, don't worry, a short refresher will get you tuned up for sailing again


Not familiar with our Lease program? If you would you like to explore a very affordable way to sail onboard a very capable sailing vessel, please call or email. We'd be more than happy to discuss 3, 6, or 12-month sailboat Lease options.

 

Do not miss this limited time opportunity.

Please call to discuss or take advantage of this winter special

214-215-SAIL (7245)

 

 

10th Annual Leukemia Cup Regatta, Lake Lewisville

May 6, 7, & 8

Join us for the 10th Leukemia Cup Regatta

Lewisville Lake

Support the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS), DONATE HERE!

Your donation is directly with the LLS

 

Spinnakers
Front Row Seating!

You are invited to join us in supporting a great cause & sail for fun!

This is a wonderful chance to sail, see a real regatta up close (front row seats!), and support a great cause ...all at the same time.

We have been providing VIP/Spectator boats for this regatta for the past ten years, and this year is no exception. Please donate and come sailing with us!

 

We are scheduled for three separate sailings on Saturday (May 7) and one sailing on Sunday (May 8), approximately 2 hours each.

We intend to be near the starting line (out of the way of the racing sailboats) and also view the windward mark rounds, complete with spinnaker sets.

If you have never witnessed the excitement of a regatta, now is your chance!

 

Leukemia Cup Logo
Leukemia Cup Regatta

Sail & Support a Great Cause!

All we ask is for you to make a donation to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS).

For a minimum donation of $25 per person, you will each receive a hospitality bracelet that allows you access to Regatta events (i.e. VIP/spectator boats, dinner, live music, raffles & auctions).

To make your donation, CLICK HERE!. Note: All donations are directly with the LLS.

 

Even if you are unable to attend the regatta, your donation is very much appreciated! Thanks!

 

Do not miss this opportunity. Seats are limited.
Please call to discuss any questions you have.
214-215-SAIL (7245)

 

 

Sail Dallas Presents:

Girls Gone Sailing

We are "wild" about sailing

A sailing club designed for women by women!


Take the Helm!

Girls Gone Sailing is a sailing club for women of all ages. It is dedicated to exploring the amazing world of sailing, promoting self-esteem, and an active and healthy lifestyle. Girls Gone Sailing empowers women to explore their dreams and help women develop the confidence needed to achieve them.

  • Sailing is not just a man sport! It does not require a lot of strength. Learn to be smart and let the boat do the work while you enjoy the sun and water!
  • Sailing is not a lonely sport either! Sail with women of similar interests and dreams! Make new friends and introduce your family to sailing!

Once you have completed SailDallas basic sailing course this is a wonderful way to apply the skills you have learned and enjoy the sport of sailing!

If you have not yet completed SailDallas basic sailing course this is a great introduction and a way to experience what sailing is all about.

For more informationon Girls Gone Sailing: click here!

     

     

    Sail Dallas Performance Sailing Presents:

    Wednesday Evening J/24 Sailing Regattas

    Series of 4 Separate Wednesday Evenings, 6:30pm to 8:00 pm

    Wednesdays; 4/13, 5/4, 5/11, & 5/25 (Note: Schedule change from 4/27 to 5/4)

    Pier 121 Marina

    Season Opener, Introductory Rate:

    $20 per person (includes all four evenings)

    Sail once, twice, three times, or all four! --Just $20 total!

     

    Come out and sail with us on Wednesday evenings.

    This is a fun way to celebrate the middle of the week and gain sailing experience.

    This series is open to everyone on space available basis.

    J/24's at the Starting Line

    Sail with fellow sailors

    What a great way to get some time on the water.

    Each boat will have an experienced coach on board to help you with your sailing and keep you out of trouble.

    You won't be out on the water too long and there will be time to swap stories afterward, if you like.

    This is a special introductory offer, take advantage of it.

    This special pricing is $20 and includes ALL FOUR EVENINGS! Sail one, two, three, or all four, it's just $20 total.

    Space is limited, so book your seats now.


    J/24's Racing.

    This series includes:

    • Skippers Meeting (6:30pm)
    • A seat on one of our J/24 sailboats
    • A racing coach
    • Trophy for the winning boat/team
    • A good time

     

    This series is directed toward anyone who is interested in sailing. So, if you are a former/present student, in our lease program, or someone with an interest in sailing, you are invited to join us for this series.

    Do not miss this opportunity. Seats are limited.
    Please call to register or discuss any questions you have.
    214-215-SAIL (7245)

    Sail Dallas Performance Sailing Presents:

    Celestial Navigation, ASA 107

    Starts Monday, March 28, 2011

    Full Course: $499 per person

    -- OR --

    Introduction to Celestial Navigation

    $99 per person

     

    No Prerequisites*

     

     

    Celestial navigation is for the serious and the curious alike.

     

    Man Using a Sextant
    Navigating by the Stars & Planets

    Learn how to navigate by the stars & planets.

    Perhaps you are a serious sailor contemplating offshore sailing, ...this is for you!

    Or maybe you are just curious about this mysterious technique, ...now is your chance.

    This course is directed toward sailors who have always wondered about what additional beauty the heavens bear.

    In this day and age of GPS and electronic navigation, Celestial Navigation is still an important tool in the navigators "toolbox". It is a invaluable skill for those interested in venturing out into the vast oceans of the world.

     

    This ASA certified course includes:

    • Overview of Celestial Navigation
    • Operating the Sextant
    • Plotting your position based on Celestial Sights
    • Reducing Celestial Sights
    • Sun, Moon, Planet, & Star Sights
    • Identifying the Navigation Stars
    • Determine Latitude by Polaris
    • Noon Sights

    A Sextant
    The Sextant

     

     

    ASA Certified class dates (meets for six evenings, 6:30pm to 9:30pm):

    • Monday, 3/28
    • Thursday, 4/7
    • Monday, 4/11
    • Monday, 4/18
    • Thursday, 4/21
    • Monday, 4/25

     

    This course will be taught by Matt Meadows.


    Prerequisites

    There are no prerequisites for this course.

    However, an understanding of basic navigation techniques is assumed but not required.

    Please call if you would like to discuss.

     

    Pricing, full certified course: $499 per person

    This price includes some materials. Notes are provided, Navigation practise problems are provided.

    You will need to provide your own navigation tools (parallel rulers or triangles, pencils, etc...)

    There is an optional text which is not provided.

    This entire course is classroom only. The On-the-water practical application of Celestial Navigation is covered in the ASA 108 Offshore Sailing Certification.

     

    OPTIONAL: Introduction to Celestial Navigation: $99 per person

    You may attend the first class meeting only, as an introductory course.

    No Certification available.

    Materials not provided.

     

     

    Do not miss this opportunity.
    Please call to register or discuss any questions you have.
    214-215-SAIL (7245)

     

     

    Sail Dallas Performance Sailing Presents:

    A Basic Sailing Refresher!

    Saturday (3/26), 8:00 am to Noon

    Pier 121 Marina

    ONLY $99 per person

     

    Spring is almost here and the sailing season is ramping up!

    Has it has been a few months since you last sailed? ...or perhaps even longer?

     

    This is a great way to get back into sailing!

     

    Spring is almost here, get back into sailing!

    Basic Sailing Refresher!

    ONLY $99 per person!

    This 4-hour on-the-water seminar will concentrate on reviewing the basics.

    We'll review a few of those important nautical terms

    We'll jog your memory on parts of the boat

    We'll rig the boats.

    And,of course, we will sail!

     

    This seminar includes:

    • Nautical Terms
    • Parts of the Boat
    • Points of Sail
    • Rules of the Road
    • SAILING!
    • Docking under power

     

    No Prerequisites:

    All are invited to attend.

    If you have taken a sailing course or already have some sailing experience this is an excellent way to get back into sailing.

    For those without sailing experience, this is a great way to get a brief glimpse into the world of sailing.

    Every year our sailing program gets better. Come check it out.

    Do not miss this opportunity. Seats are limited.
    Please call to register or discuss any questions you have.
    214-215-SAIL (7245)

     

     

    Sail Dallas Performance Sailing Presents:

    Heavy Air Sailing (102.2)!

    Sunday (3/27), Noon to 4:00 pm

    Pier 121 Marina

    $199 per person

     

    Spring is almost here and the sailing season is ramping up!

    With the warmer Spring time weather comes wind, sometimes a lot of wind!

    Windy days can be fun if you know how to handle them.

    It's Windy

    How to Sail in Heavy Weather!

    This 4-hour on-the-water seminar will concentrate on how to sail in Heavy Weather.

    Sometimes the winds build gradually. Or perhaps an afternoon storm might catch you out on the water.

    And then sometimes the wind is just blowing hard and you want to go sailing!

    Windy days make for exciting sailing! It is FUN and it can be safe!

    The secret is to control the boat and not let it control you!

    If you sail much, you will eventually find yourself facing mother nature. Be prepared!


    This seminar includes:

    • Rigging the boat for heavy weather
    • How to shorten sail (reef)
    • Heaving-to ("parking" the boat out on the water)
    • What to expect
    • How to sail in higher winds

     

    This seminar is directed toward sailors who already have some sailing experience and are ready to take the next step in tuning in the sails to make the boat perform better. Cruisers & Racers alike need to be familiar with these techniques.

    Do not miss this opportunity. Seats are limited.
    Please call to register or discuss any questions you have.
    214-215-SAIL (7245)

     

     

    Sail Dallas Performance Sailing Presents:

    Intermediate Sail Trim (102.3)!

    Sunday, March 6, 2011

    8:00 am to Noon -OR- Noon to 4:00pm

    Pier 121 Marina

    $199 per person

    Sail Trim

    How to Trim your Sails!

    This 4-hour on-the-water seminar will concentrate on getting your boat to perform well. The secret to sailing well (& fast) is to control the boat and not let it control you! Learn how to "dial-in" the boat.

    This sail trim seminar includes:

    • Mainsail Trim (Halyard, Outhaul, Cunningham, Backstay, Mainsheet)
    • Jib Sail Trim (Halyard, Fairlead Placement, Backstay, Jib sheets)
    • Balancing the helm/sails
    • Reading the wind
    • Crewing
    • Tacking & Jibing tips

    This seminar is directed toward sailors who already have some sailing experience and are ready to take the next step in tuning in the sails to make the boat perform better. It’s not just for those interested in racing. Both Cruisers & Racers need to be familiar with these techniques.

    This seminar will be taught by Steve LeMay.

    Steve is a nationally acclaimed professional sailor & racing coach. He holds several national sail boat racing titles including 3-time J/80 North American Champion.

    Do not miss this opportunity. Seats are limited.
    Please call to register or discuss any questions you have.
    214-215-SAIL (7245)

    www.SailDallas.com




    Sail Dallas Performance Sailing Presents:

    Intermediate Sail Trim (102.3)!

    Saturday, December 11, 2010

    8:00 am to Noon or Noon to 4:00pm

    Pier 121 Marina

    $199 per person

    Sail Trim

    How to Trim your Sails!

    This 4-hour on-the-water seminar will concentrate on getting your boat to perform well. The secret to sailing well (& fast) is to control the boat and not let it control you! Learn how to "dial-in" the boat.

    This sail trim seminar includes:

    • Mainsail Trim (Halyard, Outhaul, Cunningham, Backstay, Mainsheet)
    • Jib Sail Trim (Halyard, Fairlead Placement, Backstay, Jib sheets)
    • Balancing the helm/sails
    • Reading the wind
    • Crewing
    • Tacking & Jibing tips

    This seminar is directed toward sailors who already have some sailing experience and are ready to take the next step in tuning in the sails to make the boat perform better. It’s not just for those interested in racing. Both Cruisers & Racers need to be familiar with these techniques.

    This seminar will be taught by Steve LeMay.

    Steve is a nationally acclaimed professional sailor & racing coach. He holds several national sail boat racing titles including 3-time J/80 North American Champion.

    Do not miss this opportunity. Seats are limited.
    Please call to register or discuss any questions you have.
    214-215-SAIL (7245)

    www.SailDallas.com


    Sail Dallas Performance Sailing Presents:

    Introduction to Spinnaker Sailing

    Sunday, December 12, 2010

    8:00 am to Noon or Noon to 4:00pm

    Pier 121 Marina

    $199 per person

    spinnakers
    Spinnakers

    Experience Hands-on Spinnaker sailing on our J/24’s!

    So, you’ve wondered what that big, beautiful, multi-colored sail is all about! This 4 hour on-the-water seminar is a great way to find out. A spinnaker provides the boat with additional drive power and balance. Discover this exciting part of sailing.

    Seminar topics includes:

    • Packing & Rigging a spinnaker
    • Points of sail for spinnakers
    • Cruising spinnaker vs. poled symmetrical vs. asymmetrical spinnakers
    • Gybing a spinnaker
    • Dousing a spinnaker
    • When NOT to fly
    • Possible complications

    This seminar is directed toward sailors who already have some sailing experience and are ready to take another step in discovering sailing.

    This seminar will be taught by Steve LeMay.

    Steve is a nationally acclaimed professional sailor & racing coach. He holds several national sail boat racing titles including 3-time J/80 North American Champion.

    Do not miss this opportunity. Seats are limited.
    Please call to register or discuss any questions you have.
    214-215-SAIL (7245)

    www.SailDallas.com




    4th Of July Events At SailDallas

    The July 4th weekend is almost upon us. Make this Independence Day celebration a most memorable experience. SailDallas offers several captained sails this July 4th weekend in either group or private setting for you and your family. Please call to sign up and enjoy unforgettable time on board of one of our sailboats on Lake Lewisville. Celebrate the July 4th weekend with SailDallas and choose from the following cruises:

    Fireworks Sail, July 3rd

    The captain will locate the best anchorage near the shores of Steward Peninsula Golf Course, where the fireworks will be displayed at 9:30pm. The fireworks are organized by the city of the Colony and will be shot over Lake Lewisville, creating an amazing collage’ of color.

    Read more...

    Independence Day Dinner & Sail, July 3rd

    Enjoy a dinner or lunch at the Dinghy, the new Bar & Grill Restaurant at Pier 121, then sail away on one of our 41’ or 34’ sailboats for a 2 hour cruise along the banks of Lake Lewisville.

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    Sunset Cruise, July 2nd

    Enjoy the beautiful sunset scenes with those you care the most! The music and great sailing stories are included.

    Read more...

    Do not miss this opportunity and call SailDallas at 214-827-8990 now! Seats are limited.


    Fireworks Sail, July 3rd

    Fireworks
    Fireworks Sail

    Saturday, July 3rd 7 – 11pm

    Celebrate Independence Day by toasting the fireworks on Lake Lewisville on one of our sailboats (41' or 34' yachts). The cruise includes a peaceful sail along the banks of Lake Lewisville with a complimentary glass of Champaign while enjoying the beautiful sunset. The captain will locate the best anchorage near the shores of Steward Peninsula Golf Course, where the fireworks will be displayed at 9:30pm. The fireworks are organized by the city of the Colony and will be shot over Lake Lewisville, creating an amazing collage’ of color. Do not miss this opportunity and enjoy the fireworks extravaganza with SailDallas. Music and great sailing stories are included. Feel free to bring your own music and a camera to capture this unforgettable moment!

    Each boat can accommodate up to 10 people and requires a minimum of 6 to make the sail. You can reserve the boat for your entire family and friends by making it a private cruise. Call now to make reservations. The seats are limited.

     

    $189 per person or $349 a couple, gratuities are welcome.

    Sail Dallas 214-827-8990

    Cancellation policy. You can cancel 1 week prior to the sail and we will refund 100% of your deposit. Any cancellations or no shows after that day will result in a forfeiture of the deposit.


    Independence Day Dinner & Sail, July 3rd

    Dinner Cruise
    Independence Day Dinner & Sail

    Saturday, July 3rd 9 – 11am, 12 – 2pm, 3 – 5pm

    Start your holiday weekend with an unforgettable time on one of our sailing yachts and celebrate Independence Day on Lake Lewisville. You can enjoy a dinner or lunch at the Dinghy, the new Bar & Grill Restaurant at Pier 121, call the Dinghy at 972-625-4461 to make your reservations early. Then sail away on one of our 41’ or 34’ sailboats for a 2 hour cruise along the banks of Lake Lewisville. Please note that the costs of food and drinks at the restaurants are not included in the cost of the cruise. You will enjoy the water and sun with those you care about the most! Music and great sailing stories are included. Feel free to bring your own music and a camera to capture this unforgettable moment!

    We can help you customize this sail package for private events and our captains will do anything to make it more memorable.

    You can join us for our Fireworks Sail or observe the fireworks ashore later on that evening from the Steward Creek Park at the Colony and enjoy the Independence Day Festival taken place at the park with live music and food!

    Each boat can accommodate up to 10 people and requires a minimum of 6 to make the sail. You can reserve the boat for your entire family and friends by making it a private cruise. Call now to make reservations. The seats are limited.

     

    $99 per person or $175 a couple, gratuities are welcome.

    Sail Dallas 214-827-8990

    Cancellation policy. You can cancel 1 week prior to the sail and we will refund 100% of your deposit. Any cancellations or no shows after that day will result in a forfeiture of the deposit.


    Sunset Cruise, July 2nd

    Sunset Cruise
    Sunset Cruise

    Friday, July 2nd 7 – 9pm

    Start your holiday weekend with an unforgettable evening on one of our sailing yachts and celebrate Independence Day Weekend on Lake Lewisville. We will depart the docks on one of our sailboats (41’ or 34’ yachts) for a 2 hour cruise along the banks of the Lake Lewisville. You will enjoy the beautiful sunset scenes with those you care the most! The music and great sailing stories are included. Feel free to bring your music and a camera to capture this unforgettable moment! The cruise includes a complimentary glass of Champaign.

    Each boat can accommodate up to 10 people and requires a minimum of 6 to make the sail. You can reserve the boat for your entire family and friends by making it a private cruise. Please call for details. Seats are limited.

     

    $99 per person or $175 a couple, gratuities are welcome.

    Sail Dallas 214-827-8990

    Cancellation policy. You can cancel 1 week prior to the sail and we will refund 100% of your deposit. Any cancellations or no shows after that day will result in a forfeiture of the deposit.