Sailing - Level 1
This certification is necessary before obtaining certification for the use of a Club owned Sunfish in light winds (up to about 8 mph).
Sailing - Level 2
This certification is necessary before obtaining certification for the use of a Club owned Sunfish, Laser or Lightning in winds up to a "gentle breeze" (up to about 12 mph).
This certification is necessary to sail a Club Sunfish.
This certification is necessary to sail a Club Laser.
This certification is necessary to sail a Club Lightning.
A book on the basics of racing that you can read online. You
can also order a printed version.
on a Lightning
A collection of articles about sailing
and crewing a Lightning
on Lakes - By Mark Spicknall
This outstanding presentation, made to the Lansing Sailing
Club by Mark Spicknall in 2001, prioritizes the variables
in Lake racing - and explains each variable. This Presentation
is in PDF format.
Information from WB-Sails (Helsinki, Finland) on using telltales
for sail trim and steering. Includes suggestions for material
to use and where to locate telltales.
Racing Tips from Jim Allen
By Susanna Tellschow
A summary of tips from Jim Allen's presentation to a joint meeting of the MSU Sailing Club and the Lansing Sailing Club.
Shares Gems from Colgate - North U
An Interview with Terry Kleiman By Pat Dolan
Terry Kleiman shares some of what he learned at the Colgate
North U class he attended.
Week at JWorld
By Pat Dolan
Pat debriefs his week of advanced racing class at JWorld in
Crew Overboard Recovery Draft
By Pat Dolan
Initial draft of proposed info on crew overboard recovery.