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Better Sailing

This course is designed to consolidate the experience and knowledge gained in ‘Start Sailing’. Skills and knowledge are introduced that will enable the successful participant to safely and competently sail a dinghy in controlled conditions independently.

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Sailors Competencies

When I’m on the water I can……

  • Sail a windward / leeward course
  • Perform a 360 degree turn
  • Use the tiller extension
  • Sail a ‘close hauled’ course without assistance
  • Identify gusts on the water
  • Come alongside a stationary object and stop
  • Raise the centreboard downwind
  • Understand tell tails and adjust the sails accordingly
  • Adjust body weight to trim the boat

And when I’m on shore I can……

  • Name the all of the parts of the boat
  • Rig and derig a boat from scratch
  • Know where to source weather forecasts
  • Tie a ‘round turn and two half hitches’

 

Holiday Program

Better Sailing - Youth Dinghy / Holiday Program

  • Monday, September 24, 2018
    09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Tuesday, September 25, 2018
    09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Wednesday, September 26, 2018
    09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Thursday, September 27, 2018
    09:00 AM to 12:00 PM

8 PLACES AVAILABLE

$270 NON MEMBER $250 SYC MEMBER

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Better Sailing - Youth Dinghy / Holiday Program

  • Monday, October 01, 2018
    09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Tuesday, October 02, 2018
    09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Wednesday, October 03, 2018
    09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Thursday, October 04, 2018
    09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Friday, October 05, 2018
    09:00 AM to 12:00 PM

7 PLACES AVAILABLE

$320 NON MEMBER $320 SYC MEMBER

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Better Sailing - Youth Dinghy / Holiday Program

  • Monday, December 10, 2018
    09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Tuesday, December 11, 2018
    09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Wednesday, December 12, 2018
    09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Thursday, December 13, 2018
    09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Friday, December 14, 2018
    09:00 AM to 12:00 PM

9 PLACES AVAILABLE

$320 NON MEMBER $290 SYC MEMBER

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Better Sailing - Youth Dinghy / Holiday Program

  • Monday, December 17, 2018
    09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Tuesday, December 18, 2018
    09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Wednesday, December 19, 2018
    09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Thursday, December 20, 2018
    09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Friday, December 21, 2018
    09:00 AM to 12:00 PM

9 PLACES AVAILABLE

$320 NON MEMBER $290 SYC MEMBER

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Weekend Program

Better Sailing - Youth Dinghy / Weekend Program

  • Saturday, October 20, 2018
    09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Saturday, October 27, 2018
    09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Saturday, November 03, 2018
    09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Saturday, November 10, 2018
    09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Saturday, November 17, 2018
    09:00 AM to 12:00 PM

9 PLACES AVAILABLE

$320 NON MEMBER $290 SYC MEMBER

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Better Sailing - Youth Dinghy / Weekend Program

  • Saturday, November 10, 2018
    09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Saturday, November 17, 2018
    09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Saturday, November 24, 2018
    09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Saturday, December 01, 2018
    09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Saturday, December 08, 2018
    09:00 AM to 12:00 PM

9 PLACES AVAILABLE

$320 NON MEMBER $290 SYC MEMBER

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