Women’s Sailing Conference 2024
WHEN: Saturday, April 13, 2024 from 8:30 to 4:30pm
WHERE: Greenwich Bay Marina, 125 Wharf Road, Warwick, RI 02886
Join us for a one-day Women’s Conference to meet fellow female boaters and enjoy an introductory taste of your own selection of programming. We have ten topics available and you’ll have time in the day to dive into your favorite four.
What You’ll Learn
⛵ Docking: prop wash/prop walk, spring lines, turning in place and more… This is done on the water!
⛵ Diesel: unravel the mystery of a diesel engine by completing basic maintenance and learning to change your filters.
⛵ Boat Systems: take a glimpse into the galley systems, mechanical systems, steering, and plumbing system of your boat.
⛵ Racing sailboats: Learn the terminology and tactics used in the sport of racing sailboats.
🧵 Sewing Room: make a bag or pillow cover on your own. Our upholstery classes are great for new skills, confidence, and creating one-of-a-kind items!
🪢 Rigging: an overview of different lines, shackles, how to check rigging, and how to chase lines.
🧭 Navionics: learns the ins and outs of Navionics.
⛵ Monohull or Catamaran: Learn the differences of the two — clearly and simply.
🧭 Navigation: read a navigational chart, plot a fix, and figure out where you are, even if electronics fail.
🧭 Outboard Engine: learn about a 4 stroke engine and how to troubleshoot problems.
How The Day Runs
Participants will rotate in groups through 1.5-hour sessions on the topic of your choice. Together we’ll enjoy conversation and comradery over a catered lunch from 12-1pm.
If you find a topic you’d like to explore further, we’ll have sign-ups available for our in-depth, one-to-two-day courses and our ASA certified courses. There’s no pressure to join anything you don’t want to, but we are offering a 10% discount for any sign-ups the day of the conference as one more thank you for spending the day with us!