Ames Sailing Club Survey

The Ames Sailing Club has had a pretty active first couple of seasons & has tried to offer a little something for everyone interested in the art and sport of sailing. The following survey will enable the club to put together the regular activities and special events that you want. Please take a moment & let us know what you want from your Sailing Club.



Are you currently a member?    Yes    No

If not, may we ask why?


Are you currently ASA or U.S. Sailing certified?    Yes    No

If yes, what level?

Do you currently own a sailboat?    Yes    No

If not, are you planning on buying one in the foreseeable future?    Yes    No

Club Benefits

Should the club, at some future date, purchase and maintain a boat for member use?    Yes    No

What benefits/services would you like the Club to provide?


Depending on your sailing goals, from daysailing on the bay to world cruising, there are classes available to meet those goals.

Would you be interested in taking sailing lessons?    Yes    No
Type of Instruction:
Small Boat Handling Coastal Cruising
Introductory Sailing (Keelboat) Coastal Passage Making
Basic Keelboat Offshore Passage Making
Basic CruisingCelestial Navigation
Bareboat Chartering  
What would you be
willing to spend per lesson

Charter Vacations

There are bareboat charter companies operating all over the world. Boats are typically 38' - 40' in length and can accomodate 6 - 8 people comfortably. Costs would include the boat, the skipper, and some level of provisioning (meals onboard vs. purchased ashore).

Would you be interested in group sailing vacations?    Yes    No

If yes, please let us know where you'd like to go and rank them in order of preference (1-5):
What would you be willing to spend per person per week?

Not counting air fare

Alternative Destinations:


Most of the racing we are involved with are informal, fun, beer-can style races evenings and weekends. No sailing experience is necessary. All members are welcome to come out, learn, and have fun.

Would you be interested in this racing format?    Yes    No

Would you be interested in joining a Club team and committing to a regular schedule?    Yes    No

Would you be interested in more serious (YRA, SBYRA, offshore) racing?    Yes    No

Final Comments/Thoughts:


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