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Beginner Instruction
Dates Instruction dates are listed on the Upcoming Trips page
Who Should Attend
If you have dreamed of zipping across the water on a sailboard, here is your chance to get started. This instruction is for those who have never windsurfed and those who have tried once or twice. You will be amazed that with personalized instruction how quick it is to get started!
What is Included for the Fee
Instruction
Instruction starts in the mid-morning and ends late afternoon. AMC volunteers provide instruction consisting of one to two hours on land and then the remainder of the day on the water. You will get personal attention. AMC members give up a day of their own sailing to come to give you great instruction. You get to use their equipment that they learned on years ago. Small sails will be used as appropriate to your weight and strength.

Social After
After a full day of activity, we will relax at over a good dinner at a local restaurant. Dinner is usually over by about 8:00 PM.

What to Expect
If lighter winds cooperate as usual, then by the end of the day you will be confidently sailing freely on your own. You will be well on your way to fulfilling that dream. You will also discover how windsurfers sail all day without expending a pile of energy.
Prerequisite
Beginners should be in good health and know how to swim. No knowledge of windsurfing is required. Good balance is not required either!
Payment and registration

Cost per person: $60.00 for non-member or $50 for member (with AMC membership #) includes instruction and dinner. To register, send email with name, address, phone #, and any previous windsurfing experience to the leader, (See trip listing) who will send instructions for payment. When payment has been received, the trip leader will confirm by email.

There is no discount if you don't stay for dinner.

Advance registration is absolutely required. You are NOT registered until your payment is received and the leader sends you confirmation, along with directions to the site.

Space is always limited, so register early.

Cancellations Cancellations are only accepted if made more than one week in advance.
Neither rain nor hurricane has ever canceled instruction before!
Directions
Instruction is expected to take place at a lake in Wakefield, MA. which is accessible by public transportation. Precise directions will be sent by the trip leader to all registered students.
Toilet
Bathroom at gas station, five minute walk
Remember
When you register, an instructor is found just for you. So the trip leader and volunteers make a significant commitment of time and effort on your behalf, consequently your reliability is important.
But most important: Have fun! See you there.

Intermediate and Advanced Instruction
when offered see Weekend Trips