HOW TO BECOME A WINDLASS
Applications will be accepted for 2019 prospective members at our August 22nd Windlass General Membership Meeting / New Member Coffee.
Print our membership application Windlasses Membership Application
The New Member Coffee will be held on Thursday, August 22nd, at 9:30 AM at the First Presbyterian Church, 455 Scotland St., Dunedin, FL 34698. See map below.
Prospective new members (New Salts) may contact the New Member Director - email@example.com
2019 LEARN TO SAIL COURSE
Windlass learn to sail class was offered by Tangi
Aug. 8th and 15th 9am. to 1pm. at the Boat Club. $30 pp.
Wear clothes to get wet and dirty, close toed shoes and sunscreen. Please bring plenty of water, it will be hot, a life jacket with attached whistle and pack a lunch. Plan to sign your windlass application and pay your windlass dues prior to the beginning of class. Windlasses Membership Application
Class size was limited to 12.
Windlasses is open to female sailors who would like to improve their sailing skills through racing. For your safety and our insurance purposes, in order to be accepted into our Orientation Program, you must be able to do the following:
1. Sail a basic course which includes sailing into the wind, tacking and jibing.
2. Upright a capsized pram
3. Swim from the capsized pram to the safety boat, climb up the ladder on the back of the boat and get into the safety boat.
Windlasses 2019 - 2020 season begins with our New Member Coffee on August 22nd. Please click on this link to see our schedule - Windlasses Calendar
New membership is only available once a year at the end of August and is followed each Thursday for a 6 week orientation period. The orientation includes on the water sailing and classroom presentations on racing rules, tactics, and related subjects. Successful passing of our Orientation Program is required in order to become a member. Those who do not pass will be given a FULL refund of their annual dues.
For further information, email firstname.lastname@example.org
Some opportunities to learn to sail in our area include (alphabetically)
Boca Ciega Yacht Club in Gulfport, www.sailbcyc.org
City of Dunedin, 727-812-4531, www.dunedingov.com
City of Safety Harbor, 727-724-1572, www.cityofsafetyharbor.com
Clearwater Community Sailing Center, 727-517-7776, www.clearwatercommunitysailing.org
Some exceptions to these guidelines do exist. Please contact us.