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SeaTactics School

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Our courses go beyond just weather theory.
They're designed to teach you actionable sailing strategies along with practical weather knowledge.

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Weather concepts that apply to sailing

We take complicated science and make it easy to understand.

Go beyond science lessons
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You'll learn actionable racing strategies to utilize on the water.

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Elevate your sailing game

Capitalize on the weather to win your next race.

WindWise
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Become your own weather strategist in our new flagship course that makes it easy to figure out the wind. 

Perfect for any level: beginner to expert
Downloadable resources
Intimate group experience w/limited spots
3 Live 'Wx Workshops' sessions to solidify the lessons and keep you on track
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  • ​Foundations

  • Geography

  • Clouds

  • Gradient Winds

  • Sea Breezes

  • Sailing Strategies

We Cover:
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This course is for you if:
- You're a racing sailor who wants to use the weather to gain a competitice edge 
- Y
ou want a simple step-by-step guide to determine your sailing strategy
- You're a sailor interested in need-to-know weather concepts,
nothing extra
 

The Details: 
  • 6 chapters of online material released over 6 weeks

  • Short digestible video lessons

  • 3 Live Weather Workshop sessions with Chelsea 

    • 6pm EST - Th Feb 15/ Wed Feb 28/ Wed Mar 13, 2024​

  • LIFETIME ACCESS & all future updates

2024 COURSE LAUNCH OFFERS:
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1. Get the Quadrants Masterclass FREE! 

This 4-part class teaches you the 4 wind quadrants in-depth so you can understand the wind at any venue worldwide. Worth $199.

2. $100 Gift Card 

Stay on track with us! Complete the full course* in 6 weeks and you'll get a $100 SeaTactics gift card good for forecasting or any other course purchases for 1 year!

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(*100% course completion by March 15, attend all live sessions, and leave public review)
Offer for new course participants only. 
2024 Enrollment:
Now through Feb 3
Have questions? Email Us
or check out FAQ's

Next Enrollment Opens: March 15 2024

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Offshore Weather Principles
Microscale Weather
Creating a Race Strategy for any Offshore Race
Adjustments Based on Reality - ABRs

Also Available: 
Newport to Bermuda Edition
which includes 2 special webinars on: 

  • N2B Weather Strategy
  • N2B Gulf Stream and Currents with Current Lab
Offshore Racing

Courses Led By:

Chelsea Freas
Founder of SeaTactics

Chelsea is a degreed meteorologist and lifelong sailor who has ‘tied the knot’ between the science of weather and the strategy of sailboat racing. She’s the meteorologist for the US Sailing Team, and has a variety of racing experience from one design dinghies to navigating keelboats offshore. Chelsea is the founder of SeaTactics, delivering expert weather knowledge to racers who want to elevate their sailing strategies to gain a competitive edge.

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WHAT OUR STUDENTS SAY...

“Unlocked the mystery of sea breezes.” 

—  Greg

WindWise enrollment now open thru Feb 3, 2024
Offshore Racing opens in March 2024

FAQ
  • Is this course right for me?
    This course is designed for sailors and other wind-driven athletes (kiteboarders, windsurfers, etc) that want to gain a competitive edge via simepl to use weather concepts. If you enjoy wind sports on the water and want to step-up your weather strategies to a high-performance level, this course is for you. If you enjoy wind sports for leisure, you will also learn a lot in this course! We will give you the need-to-know weather concepts without any extra complex science. Do I need a background in weather science? No! This course is for all levels and ages, and will cover the knowledge you need to know in an easy-to-digest format using real-life examples. Who is this course NOT right for? If you are looking for highly technical collegiate-level meteorology, this may not be for you, as we don't go deep into the academics, mathematics, or physics.
  • How is this different from other weather seminars or courses?
    What sets this apart from other weather courses is that we focus on teaching you how to apply the weather principles to your race prep strategy. The goal of this course is not to go so deep into the science theories that you end up with a degree in Meteorology. This will be an easy-to-digest course that uses practical examples that any sailor can understand. There are also a variety of ways to learn the material for different types of learners. You can watch the presentations via audio/video or read the text lessons. You’ll apply what you learn in the Live sessions that will have interactive polls and quizzes.
  • How long will I spend on the material each week?
    Estimated weekly time commitment: ~ approx. 1 hour. Chapter videos/readings: plan to spend average 45min-1 hour per week Additionally, live sessions will be approx 1 hr long Zoom sessions, and watching/attending is highly encouraged. (they will also be recorded for you to watch afterwards) Remember you’ll have lifetime access to the content inside the course (including recordings of the live sessions) to re-watch or go back and retake the course as updates are made periodically over the years.
  • How does the online course platform/website work?
    The course is hosted on the platform Thinkific. From Thinkific’s website: "Thinkific is a software platform that enables entrepreneurs to create, market, sell, and deliver their own online courses." Learn more about them here: https://www.thinkific.com/about/ You will access the player through the sign-in screen at https://courses.sea-tactics.com/ which will require you to create a username and password to access the course. Inside the first lesson of the course, there is a tutorial walkthrough on how to use the online course player, but it is very easy and intuitive. Any Live Sessions will be hosted inside the course platform using Zoom. The Zoom meeting is embedded directly into the course player, so there is no additional meeting link. It is recommended that you create a free account through Zoom to make the process smoother.
  • Will the Live Workshops be recorded?
    While we highly encourage you to join us live, Yes, the workshops will be recorded, and the link will be sent out to students afterward. Keep in mind attendance at the live sesions is required in order to receive your course completion gift!
  • What is the cost? What kinds of payments do you accept?
    Please see the top of this webpage for Individual enrollment pricing. If there is a monthly payment plan option available listed above, your credit card will be charged half the total cost at enrollment with the second charge one month later. Yacht Club Reps, Coaches, Instructors: Please contact me for group pricing. This is a special rate for a group, and can include personalized Live Sessions each week to work towards your group’s goals or focus on a specific sailing location(s). Our credit card processing is through Stripe, which accepts most major credit cards [Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, etc] Complete and updated list here: https://stripe.com/pricing
  • I’m interested in Group Enrollment...
    If you have a group of 6 or more people from a yacht club or training team, you can contact us to set up a special group enrollment. This is a special rate for the entire group that can include custom weekly Live Sessions with Chelsea to work towards your group’s goals, or focus on your specific sailing locations. To get started, email chelsea@sea-tactics.com with: - The size of your group - If you want custom live sessions and what day/time you think might work best - Your group’s location and goals for the live sessions
  • What if I have other questions?
    Please reach out by email if you have any questions, ideas, or comments! Admin@sea-tactics.com or Chelsea@sea-tactics.com
  • When does the course start?
    Check out the calendar above for the next course dates. Stay tuned for more course dates and new course offerings! Be sure to enter your email at the top of the main page to get notified about upcoming courses.
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