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Adult Learn to Sail

Start Racing

Probably one of the biggest challenges that the sailors face is to understand the complexity of racing. This course is designed to equip the sailor with enhanced skills to confidently compete in Club racing in most conditions.

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Sailors Competencies

When I’m on the water I can……

  • Start a race with flag and sound signals
  • Stay close to the start line
  • Change sail settings to power up and depower the sails
  • Sail backwards
  • Sail the course efficiently
  • Start to use body weight to help tack and gybe
  • Identify lifts and knocks
  • Determine the bias of the starting line
  • Work efficiently as a team

And when I’m on shore I can……

  • Identify basic flags and their meanings
  • List common race course configurations
  • Explain what the control lines do and why I would adjust them
  • Explain the common rules of ‘Part 2’ racing rules of sailing
  • Explain basic sail theory and sail trimming

 

Weekend Program

Start Racing - Adult Dinghy / Weekend Program

  • Sunday, October 20, 2019
    12:30 PM to 04:30 PM
  • Sunday, October 27, 2019
    12:30 PM to 04:30 PM
  • Sunday, November 10, 2019
    12:30 PM to 04:30 PM
  • Sunday, November 24, 2019
    12:30 PM to 04:30 PM
  • Sunday, December 01, 2019
    12:30 PM to 04:30 PM

7 PLACES AVAILABLE

$385 NON MEMBER $385 SYC MEMBER

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Start Racing - Adult Dinghy / Weekend Program

  • Sunday, February 02, 2020
    12:30 PM to 04:30 PM
  • Sunday, February 09, 2020
    12:30 PM to 04:30 PM
  • Sunday, February 16, 2020
    12:30 PM to 04:30 PM
  • Sunday, February 23, 2020
    12:30 PM to 04:30 PM
  • Sunday, March 01, 2020
    12:30 PM to 04:30 PM

12 PLACES AVAILABLE

$385 NON MEMBER $385 SYC MEMBER

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Start Racing - Adult Dinghy / Weekend Program

  • Sunday, April 19, 2020
    11:30 AM to 03:30 PM
  • Sunday, April 26, 2020
    11:30 AM to 03:30 PM
  • Sunday, May 03, 2020
    11:30 AM to 03:30 PM
  • Sunday, May 17, 2020
    11:30 AM to 03:30 PM
  • Sunday, May 24, 2020
    11:30 AM to 03:30 PM

12 PLACES AVAILABLE

$385 NON MEMBER $385 SYC MEMBER

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