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Learn to Sail Class - Firefly for Beginners

Sun 01-Aug-202109:45-15:15
Registration Start: 30-July-2021 at 00:00
Registration End:29-July-2021 at midnight


This one-day beginner course will be conducted in our Fireflies (12') and is open to members of the MIT community

who are actively cleared for campus access via MIT Covid Pass, which includes all registered students who are new to sailing.

Participants must be available for the full time period. There may be a short break mid-way through. Or not. 

DATE                                  START          END

Sunday, Aug 1st               9:45am      3:15pm



Registration for this class (note the above date) will run

from Midnight (12:00:01 am) to 10 am on Friday, July 30th. 

Confirmations for class spots will be based on your position in the Priority QueuePlease register for the queue before signing up for a class.

Registering for this event does not confirm your entry into the class. You will receive an email stating whether you have been confirmed or not. 


On the day of the class:

  • Come dressed ready to sail! Bring extra layers, it's cooler on the water than on campus.
  • You must bring a valid MIT ID and complete your daily health attestation before arriving.
  • You must be able to swim — no exceptions. You should be able to meet the standard MITNA swimming requirement, but do not need to present proof.
  • Pre-registration is required. Click the "Registration" link above (when available) to register.
  • Bring a snack, a hat, wear sunscreen, and avoid bringing much of value with you. 
  • 9:45-10:00am Check-in and knots practice. We'll try to start fairly promptly at 10:00am!

For details about this event, see


Questions about this event should be directed to the organizer(s): Eric Gibber, STEWART CRAIG, Hannah Agate

Updated: 2014/05/04 19:06:46
Updated: 2014/05/04 19:06:46