What our students say:

5 star rating

This course is invaluable to any level of racing sailor.

Rudy Wedenoja

No matter how many years you have on the water this course will improve your wind knowledge. Chelsea teaches the science and art of meteorology in an approa...

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No matter how many years you have on the water this course will improve your wind knowledge. Chelsea teaches the science and art of meteorology in an approachable focused class for the racing sailor. If you have ever asked yourself how did that guy catch that shift that got him to mark first, this class will help answer that question and put you in a position to do the same.

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5 star rating

Weather for Sailors

Paul Grenauer

Excellent course. If you like the book Wind Strategy you will love this course. It is a deep dive on understanding your race course before you leave your h...

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Excellent course. If you like the book Wind Strategy you will love this course. It is a deep dive on understanding your race course before you leave your house.

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5 star rating

I am hooked now!

William Lawson

After sailing dinghy's for the past 55 years, I knew knowing meteorological conditions would help. I had the books but could not really understand them unti...

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After sailing dinghy's for the past 55 years, I knew knowing meteorological conditions would help. I had the books but could not really understand them until Chelsie explained the concepts in a way that made it all clear. I cannot wait to start using my knowledge to further understand what happens on the racecourse. This is just another major tool for the tool kit.

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Course curriculum

  • 1

    Here We Go

    • WELCOME!!

    • How to Use the Course Player

    • Download Your E-Workbook

  • 2

    Sea Breezes (Q1 and Q2)

    • Introduction to Sea Breezes

    • Quadrant 1

    • Quadrant 2

    • Chapter 1 Quiz

    • Chapter 1 Live Session

  • 3

    Onshore Gradient Winds (Q3 and Q4)

    • Quadrant 3

    • Quadrant 4

    • Using the Quadrants

    • Chapter 2 Quiz

    • Chapter 2 Live Session

  • 4

    Wind Pressure and Shifts

    • Features of the Wind

    • Wind Pressure

    • Two Main Types of Puffs

    • Atmospheric Rolls

    • Wind Shifts

    • Chapter 3 Quiz

    • Chapter 3 Live Session

  • 5

    BONUS

    • Quadrants in the Southern Hemisphere

    • Intro to Weather Models & Technology

    • Quadrants Quick Guide

    • Sample Weather Logs

    • Weather Resource Guides [Coastal and Offshore]

  • 6

    Course Completion

    • Course Review

    • Thank You! [& Special Offer]