Fayston, VT, June 17, 2008 --(PR.com
)-- Little Pines Multimedia has launched LearntoSailOnLine.Com, a website that allows newbie or rusty sailors access to affordable, individual sailing lessons anytime from anywhere.
"Most beginner sailors arrive cold turkey for sailing lessons not knowing anything. They sincerely want to learn to sail, however, the nomenclature and fast information presented on site can be overwhelming. These online lessons, used as a preliminary course, will educate them on foreign sailing topics and termsin advance so that they can get the most out of their investment. The more advanced lessons provide anopportunity for rusty sailors to brush up on those skills just before heading out on the water." states Linda Cullum, CEO of Little Pines Multimedia.
Taught by a US Coast Guard Licensed Captain and Instructor of American Sailing Association Classes, the lessons are arranged in the order a typical sailing course. Starting with Parts of a Boat, the lessons continue on to other topics such as Wind Theory, Balance, The Points of Sail, Leaving Docks and Moorings, Tacking, Person Overboard Techniques, Righting a Capsize, Knots, Anchoring and much more. These topics are taught using narration, animation and digital video. The user is free to select whatever class she or he pleases, anytime and from anywhere on Earth.
The lessons on LearntoSailOnLine.Com were created using Little Pines's Learn to Sail with Multimedia Vol I and II. Adding 20 years of instruction experience, Captain Susan Smith enriches the learning environment by going into great detail with each lesson and adding valuable sailing tips.
The lessons are designed to be played online or downloaded to the user's computer and run on all versions of Windows and Macintosh.
Online sailing lessons are beneficial to those who want to learn or brush up on their skills right away from the convenience of home. If they have a Wind Theory class at 4pm, they have an opportunity to review Wind Theory online with an instructor just before they go. If they want a lesson now, they can have a lesson now. When it comes time for the hands on experience, the educated sailor will have a greater return on investment.