2017 Newbie Tuesday Information

Come on out and sail with us on Tuesdays!

  • Keep an eye on the 20Forum for ongoing details.
    (get it? 20-Forum 204 -Um it’s a forum for fleet 204! it’s the 20Forum!)
  • Download the Newbie Tuesday Flyer

What are Newbie Tuesdays?

Newbie Tuesdays are Fleet 204’s (about us) way of giving people an introduction into the fun of Hobie Cat Sailing.  Starting Tuesday June 13th, 2017, our Fleet qualified skippers will be on hand at our marina to take you out on the water starting at 6pm, weather permitting.

If you are new to Hobie Sailing and or would like to try it out, come sail with experienced skippers on Newbie Tuesdays. Check out our Fleet 20Forum each week where you can place a response posting if you intend to come on a Tuesday night so we can make sure you we have enough skippers ready. Bring your life jacket if you have one, water shoes and water clothing. Fleet 204 skippers will post as well their availability.

If you currently have a Hobie Cat and want to learn how to tune and make your cat purr, bring it!  Fleet members will help you with set-up, rigging, tuning and sailing your boat. It’s always more fun to sail when other Hobie Cats are sailing too and nothing is more rewarding than getting your own boat going. Don’t let your boat sit in your yard all summer. Get it wet on Newbie Tuesdays!!!

How to sign up: Put a response posting each week if you would like to attend using our  20Forum ( look for the weekly post regarding “Newbie Tuesday”). If you have questions, contact us.  If you’re new and want to get a head start in learning more, here’s a link to Hobie University document,
A good read!

Who: Anyone wanting to try out Hobie Cat Sailing with an experienced Skipper. Or if you have a used Hobie sailboat you need help rigging and checking over.  Kids 12 and older must be accompanied by a legal guardian.

When: Every Tuesday night starting June 13th, 2017 through the end of August.
We start at 6pm, weather permitting, show up nonetheless and we’ll see what happens.

Where: Therre’s Marina, 6695 Lake Shore Rd., across from the Lakeshore Baptist Church.

How: Place a response by noon or sooner every Tuesday on our 20Forum  if you want to participate. Bring your water gear, shoes, PFD, bathing suit, towel, windbreaker, etc. If it is windy, you’ll get splashed. You are welcome to bring a friend(s). Let us know how many. Be ready by 6pm if possible.

Need more info, contact Bob Longo at 315-256-7061 or rmlongo@aol.com or

Bruce Krupke, 315-427-1719

Thanks and see you on the water this year!