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How to Make Your Sailboat Fly! NEW - Remote CN Class!

NEW!  Celestial Navigation Class Goes Remote!
Because of requests from people in Florida, Arizona and other places too far to drive, we have decided to make video conferencing available for the Celestial Navigation Class.  Please let us know ASAP if you are interested in taking the class this way.  Printed class materials will be mailed upon class registration.

"What will likely be the state of the sea for a Captain navigating in a high wind accompanied by heavy hail?"


This week (February 16th)  How to Make Your Sailboat Fly!   A past lecturer with Bonneville, Sailor's World Instructor and Ocean Racer, Tim is going to share tips, secrets, and facts on the fascinating world of aerodynamics, as applied to sailboat airfoils moving in a fluid environment. If you want to understand how your boats works, Tim will introduce you to some fascinating functions of sails, keels and rudders.

February 23    The Great Escape. Chartering in the San Juan Islands.  Mark Gillis
 is a new independent charter service out of Bellingham, Washington. Mark has had extensive experience sailing the San Juan's and will share with us the beauty of the area, charts of unknown anchorages and off the beaten path points of interest in the San Juan’s.

The seminars will be held at the Utah Lake State Park Visitor's Center.
Thursdays  7:00 - 8:30 PM
No registration required.
Seminar Information and Schedule

Celestial Navigation
February 24, March 2, 9, 16
Have you ever gazed up into the evening sky wondering how ancient mariners used the stars for navigation on the open ocean?  Join us to discover the secrets of the night sky and a navigation skill that remains valuable to today's sailors.  Learn how to use a sextant, read printed tables and almanacs, and much, much more!
For those who have taken this class before, you are welcome to join us again at a
Refresher Rate of $75.00.

Offshore Passage Making
April 6, 13, 20
$200.00 deposit required to hold your space.
Please call 801.636.5204 to register.

Trivia answer: The sea state will be calm. Hail, like rain, has a damping effect on the surface of the sea.

Bonneville School of Sailing

Contact Us
    •   (801) 636.5204
    •  Utah Lake State Park
       4440 West Center St.
       Provo, Utah 84601
        •  M-Sat: 8am - 9pm