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CYC Women’s Sailing Seminar

Students aboard Jeanne Lacy’s C&C 36 Shearwater sail on Raccoon Strait in the CYC Women’s Sailing Seminar.

© 2013 Corinthian YC

Ladies, do you know the answers to these questions?

  • What does it mean to be overpowered and how can you fix that?
  • What are the steps to recovering a crew overboard?
  • What does it mean to ‘bear away’ or to ‘come up’?
  • How can you tell which direction the wind is coming from?
  • What’s the difference between a sheet and a halyard?

You can find the solutions to these and many, many more sailing mysteries at the Women’s Sailing Seminar this weekend at Corinthian YC in Tiburon. Beginners are welcome, and sailors who already have some experience can polish their skills. Classroom and on-the-water instruction is led by volunteer instructors — including yours truly! You can get more information and sign up at

Guys, please share this with the women sailors — and future women sailors — in your lives.

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