We offer a unique opportunity at the Port Angeles Yacht Club called our Member Checkout Program where qualified skippers can checkout our lesson boat for some fun on the water. Please review the details below and if interested contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fleet staff reviews reservation ensuring they are on the 'approved' list, checks the calendar availability (this would use the clubs existing calendar tool and shared calendar for all activities)
Fleet staff adds reservation to the club calendar
Fleet staff confirms reservation by emailing the requester
Member completes Pre Checkout form and Post Checkout form and leaves on the boat.
Fleet staff reviews checkout forms after the charter and communicates out any required fixes to the bridge on a monthly basis.
Checkout Process: One Time Practical - Checkout Charter with one of our licensed instructors. Objective: The member needs to show that they are knowledgeable in boats parts and terms, rules on the water, emergency procedures, boat setup, boat handling under sail, docking the boat and cleaning up the boat after use. Cost: $75 and includes US Sailing Keelboat Book ($50 w/out book if already own it) (Basic Coastal Cruising) Note: This checkout can be combined with the keelboat course. If a member does not immediately pass the checkout, they can schedule additional time with one of our instructors to focus on areas of gap.
Annual Use Fee: Once a member has completed their one time practical exam and has been signed off by one of our Sailing Instructors, they have the option of paying a fee for the use of the boat “as available”. There is no minimum or maximum number of days. Cost: Flat Fee of $250 includes 8 trips, thereafter, can be checked out at a fee of $50 per trip. - billed with membership renewal (or added to membership if mid year). This cost is not prorated.