Knotty Rascal

Saturday, Jun 1, 2019 (9:30 am - 12:30 pm)

In Progress / Completed
Leader: Maxim Slesarev

Event Information


Prerequisite: Sailing Club Ground School, Intro to Sailing, & INTRO TO KEELBOAT SAILING, or Badger Sloop Light Rating.

Suggested reading is U.S. Sailing Basic Keelboat, Basic Cruising, Bareboat Cruising, available in the Outdoor Programs Office.

Knotty Rascal is a Precision 27� and is part of the Cruising Keelboat fleet. Lessons on Knotty Rascal will focus on various cruising skills such as boat handling, operating under diesel engine power, boat systems, parts of the boat, knots, navigation, seamanship. towing a keelboat, motor landings, anchoring, tying at the pier, spring lines, use of a winch, landing a motorboat at a moored keelboat, etc...

The lesson will meet at the wooden deck next to the Lakelab. Lessons proceed in all weather except thunderstorms. Dress appropriately; expect cooler temperatures on the lake.

Please feel free to list the top 2 or 3 items from your Ratings Check List that you would like to work on in this lesson in the Additional Information section below.  We will do our best to include your requests in our lesson plans for the evening to help you progress toward your eventual rating on this boat.  Welcome Aboard!

The Boathouse closes at sunset; use the lockers in the tunnel!

Event Type
Lesson / Training


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