From Day Sailing to Cruising- How to Explore More of Lake Michigan and Beyond

Class details:

Available Sessions* Location Instructor
Friday, January 10, 2:15 pm Spinnaker Room Paul Uhl

Class description:

Many new sailors, charterers and boat owners day sail around Chicago but don't have the knowledge or confidence to make passages to other parts of the Lakes or offshore.  Participants in this session will learn the necessary planning, navigation, safety and seamanship skills necessary to make overnight and extended passages.  They will also learn how to gain experience through crewing opportunities on other boats.

About Paul Uhl

Over the past 30 years Paul has owned several sailboats, and has cruised and raced extensively on the Great

Lakes with more than a dozen Chicago-Mac races and 25,000 sea miles. He has extensive experience with

coastal and offshore passage making, and single and short-handed sailing on a wide variety of sailboats. He

holds a USCG Master Captains License with sailing and towing endorsements, and is First Aid/CPR certified. He

also volunteers as an Advanced Adult Sailing and Racing instructor at Columbia Yacht Club in Chicago, and has

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