The 2015 Sailing Season on Fisherman Bay

Plan ahead now to take full advantage of the sailing opportunities available to you and your family and friends during the 2015 Sail Lopez season! The program features youth and adult sailing lessons. The fleet is moored at the Islander dock. Please check the schedule below. Private or group lessons may be arranged. Registration begins mid-April when the brochure is mailed out. Brochures are mailed to all Lopez residents and to past participants. Please call the LIFRC with any questions. If you are not sure if you are on our mailing list, you can email your address to us at:

2015 Sailing Instruction

We will sail Lido, Splashes and El Toro boats. Students must meet age requirements and be able to swim. (More details about requirements can be found on our website or by calling the office.) Bring a towel and swimsuit. All classes meet at Islander’s Dock. Maximum 8 per session. Ages 9-18 unless otherwise noted.

Weekly Sessions:  

Youth Sailing     Mike Kaminskis

Beginner Sailing: The first day we will be spending time learning the basics of water safety. Each participant will need to demonstrate they are capable of swimming a short distance.

SESSION-1:     July 6-10                      9:30-12:30

SESSION-2:     July 13-17                    9:30-12:30

SESSION-3:     July 20-24                    9:30-12:30

SESSION-4:     August 3-7                   9:30-12:30


Intermediate Sailing: Students must have completed the Beginner class or have instructor’s permission.

SESSION-1:      July 6-10                        1:30-4:30

SESSION-2:      July 13-17                      1:30-4:30

SESSION-3:      August 3-7                     1:30-4:30


Advanced Sailing: Students must have completed the Intermediate class or have instructor’s permission.

SESSION-1:       July 20-24                     1:30-4:30


Adult Sailing        Russ Levine

Adult Beginner Sailing: If you have wanted to learn to sail or want a comprehensive refresher class this is for you.  We will cover terminology, and the points of sail on the dock. You will learn to rig and de-rig the boats. In four lessons you will learn to sail the boats around a simple course  and return for a safe gentle docking. You will learn about and practice capsize recovery and basic water safety. Max. 10

Date:  July 7,14,21,28 & Aug. 4    5:00-8:00       Ages 16 to Adult

Adult Intermediate Sailing: For all levels of  adult and experienced youth sailors who want to increase their knowledge. We will start with review and go from there with instruction to match all levels. Max. 10

Date:  July 8,15,22,29 & Aug. 5    5:00-8:00       Ages 16 to Adult