Our Programs

Program 1 – Starts Last Week of May. Open to High School Sophomores and Juniors

May, Weekend 1 – Program Introduction – Saturday Only

June, Weekend 2 – Basic Safe Boating Course (NASBLA On-Line) – Saturday and Sunday

June, Weekend 3 – Basic Safe Boating Course – Saturday and Sunday

June, Weekend 4 – Introduction to Sailing – Saturday

June, Weekend 5 – US Sailing Basic Small Boat Course – Saturday on water (Spirit Sail)

July, Weekend 6 – US Sailing Basic Small Boat Course – Saturday on water (Spirit Sail)

July, Week 7 – US Sailing Basic Small Boat Course – Monday to Friday on water (Spirit Sail)

July, Week 8 – US Sailing Basic Small Boat – Monday to Friday on water (Lug Sail)

July, Week 9 – US Sailing Basic Keel Boat - Monday to Friday (Sloop)

July, Week 10 – US Sailing Basic Keel Boat – Monday to Friday (Cutter)

August, Week 11 – Keel Boat overnight trip to St. Augustine (Sloop or Cutter)

August, Week 12 – S/V Island Belle Cruise to Fernandina and Brunswick

Program 2 - Starts Second Week of September. Open to Graduates of Program 1

September Weekend 12- STEM Measuring Wind - Saturday Classroom and Practical

September Weekend 13- STEM Buoyancy- Saturday Classroom and Practical

October Weekend 14- STEM Sail Area and Perimeter - Classroom and Practical

October Weekend 15- STEM Water Quality Testing - Classroom and Practical

October Weekend 16- STEM Marine Wildlife - Classroom and Practical

November Weekend 17- STEM Underwater Exploration - Classroom and Practical

November  Weekend 18 STEM Navigation

November Weekend 19- STEM Navigation

December Weekend 20- STEM Celestial Navigation

December Weekend 21- STEM Modern Navigation

January Weekend 22- Vessel Maintenance

January Weekend 23- Emergencies at Sea - Abandon Ship

January  Weekend 24- First Aid and CPR

February Weekend 25- Fire Fighting

February Weekend 26- Personal Safety and Social Responsibility

February Weekend 27- Vessel Construction

March Weekend 28- Small Craft Construction 

March Weekend 29- Small Boat Construction (Dory or Tender)

March Weekend 30- Small Boat Construction (Dory or Tender)

March Weekend 31- Small Boat Construction (Dory or Tender)  

April Weekend 32- Small Boat Construction (Dory or Tender)

April Weekend 33- Small Boat Construction (Dory or Tender)

April Weekend 34- Small Boat Construction (Dory or Tender)

April Weekend 35- Small Boat Construction (Dory or Tender)

May Weekend 36- Small Boat Launch 

May Weekend 37- Small Boat Operations

May Weekend 38- St Johns River Row/Sail Challange

Artificial Reef Project

We will be turning the famous treasure hunting ship , the R/V Artic Discoverer, into an artificial reef. 

Check back for more details on this exciting project!