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Learn to Sail with TASCA's Basic Sailing Program - Spring Session

Saturday, April 14, 2018

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.

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Learn to sail on Flushing Meadows Corona Park’s scenic Meadow Lake with the help of The American Small Craft Association, or TASCA.  This comprehensive program includes lectures and on-the-water classes.  Participants will learn to tie knots, rig a boat, and understand using the wind (as your engine) to sail the boat.

You may attend either the first lecture on Wednesday, April 11, from 6:00 8:00 p.m., or the makeup lecture on Saturday, April 14 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.  The second lecture is scheduled for Wednesday, April 25 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., or the makeup lecture on Saturday, April 28 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.  You will also be required to take a series of on-the-water classes starting the week of April 16.  You may choose between evening (6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.) classes on Mondays, Tuesdays, or Thursdays, or a morning class (10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.) on Saturdays.

Participants will also be required to complete a successful swim test on Sunday, April 29.


Location Details:
There is free parking in the Meadow Lake parking lot


$300 includes six (6) on-the-water classes, books and materials, classroom instruction, and swim test.

Event Organizer

TASCA (The American Small Craft Association)

Contact Number

(718) 699-1951

Contact Email


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