Flathead Lake Montana
The largest freshwater lake in the western United States, Flathead Lake is simply a sailors dream. Over 28 miles long with 162 miles of shoreline, Flathead Lake covers an area of 191 square miles. Located just 20 minutes from Kalispell, Montana and a short hour from Glacier National Park, Flathead Lake offers some of the best recreational activities in the northwest, not to mention some of the best sailing conditions in North America.
Flathead Lake Sailing School
Prerequisites none! Get your feet wet sailor. This is a great way to find out if sailing is for you and fun way to spend the afternoon Sailing on Flathead lake, MT. You will get some sailing lingo, basics of sailing, and an opportunity to take the helm. Its a 4 hour tour $495 per person.
Prerequisites none! Best place to start your sailing. Learn to skipper a 20' - 27' sloop-rigged keelboat by day, in light to moderate winds and sea conditions. Learn basic sailing terminology, parts and functions, helm commands, basic sail trim, points of sail, buoyage, seamanship and safety including basic navigation rules to avoid collisions and hazards. Basic Sailing course $895 per person, includes 12 hour lesson, ASA membership, books and certification.
Prerequisites ASA 101, the next lesson to get you confidence. Learn to skipper a sloop-rigged auxiliary powered 25'-35' keelboat by day in moderate winds and sea conditions. Learn cruising sailboat terminology, basic boat systems, auxiliary engine operation, docking procedures, intermediate sail trim, navigation rules, basic coastal navigation, anchoring, weather, safety and seamanship. 103 Coastal Cruising course $895 includes 12 hour lesson, ASA membership, books and certification.