Also, if you're serious, these are the guys to go to: Power Squadron
There are some prerequisites, but here is the sailing class:
Sail – is a complete sail course created to serve the needs of the novice and experienced sailor, as well as the non-sailor, for basic skills and knowledge. The course starts with basic sailboat designs and nomenclature, rigging, safety, and sail processes and then tackles the physical aspects of sailing forces and techniques sail applications, marlinespike, helmsmanship and handling of more difficult sailing conditions, navigation rules, and an introduction to heavy weather sailing. An On-The-Water component enhances the learning experience. Appendices provide an introduction to sailboat racing and sailing in Canadian waters LINK
If you have any motor vessel experience at all, even just poking around in a 12' skiff with a 10 hp johnson on it, you won't have any problems.