A course on sailing will be offered by the Beaver Lake Sail and Power Squadron starting Friday.
The course involves eight to 10 sessions. Classroom instruction is from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Friday evenings. The first class is at the Rolandelli residence near Prairie Creek. The location for other classes has yet to be determined.
On-the-water instruction dates will be determined by the class.
Topics covered include the theory of sailing, rigging, wind and water forces on the hull, navigation rules and more. There is a written and practical exam at the end of the course.
Cost is $130 for individual nonmembers and includes a one-year membership in the United States Power Squadron.