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Cruising Class

  • June 04, 2019
  • 6:00 PM
  • June 20, 2019
  • 8:00 PM
  • 821 Dock Street, Tacoma


  • This five evening classroom program will provide an opportunity for you to learn more about what elements of boating you should know in order to safely go out overnight on your sailboat. These are overview topics, not comprehensive.

    Pre-Cruise Checklist - preparation before leaving the dock
    Planning your Cruise - navigation, charts, local knowledge
    When Things go Wrong - weather, emergency plans, medical prep, fixing things.
    Boating Courtesy - ports/docking, anchoring, flags and burgees, VHF and communication
    Creature Comforts - ways to make the trip fun and comfortable
    Participants will be provided a "textbook" on cruising plus additional resources and information for each topic.

    Register by clicking on the CRUISING botton. Couples should register as one person with two names.

Registration is closed

To be held June 4, 6, 11, 13, 18 and 20 at Foss Marina in Tacoma.

This six evening class will focus on the important elements to be considered when cruising on your sailboat.  More details are forthcoming and Registration will open soon.

TWSA meets monthly with Social events. Anyone is welcome to join us at these events.  See the calendar or Events. 
TWSA does not have an office.  Please email us at

Mailing Address:
P O Box 112123
Tacoma, WA  98411

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