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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, 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

5 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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Better Sailing - Youth Dinghy / Holiday Program

  • Thursday, December 27, 2018
    09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Friday, December 28, 2018
    09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Saturday, December 29, 2018
    09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Sunday, December 30, 2018
    09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Monday, December 31, 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

  • Wednesday, January 02, 2019
    09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Thursday, January 03, 2019
    09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Friday, January 04, 2019
    09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Saturday, January 05, 2019
    09:00 AM to 12:00 PM

9 PLACES AVAILABLE

$270 NON MEMBER $240 SYC MEMBER

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Better Sailing - Youth Dinghy / Holiday Program

  • Monday, January 07, 2019
    09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Tuesday, January 08, 2019
    09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Wednesday, January 09, 2019
    09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Thursday, January 10, 2019
    09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Friday, January 11, 2019
    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, January 14, 2019
    09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Tuesday, January 15, 2019
    09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Wednesday, January 16, 2019
    09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Thursday, January 17, 2019
    09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Friday, January 18, 2019
    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, January 21, 2019
    09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Tuesday, January 22, 2019
    09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Wednesday, January 23, 2019
    09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Thursday, January 24, 2019
    09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Friday, January 25, 2019
    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, April 08, 2019
    09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Tuesday, April 09, 2019
    09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Wednesday, April 10, 2019
    09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Thursday, April 11, 2019
    09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Friday, April 12, 2019
    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, April 15, 2019
    09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Tuesday, April 16, 2019
    09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Wednesday, April 17, 2019
    09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Thursday, April 18, 2019
    09:00 AM to 12:00 PM

9 PLACES AVAILABLE

$270 NON MEMBER $240 SYC MEMBER

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Weekend Program

Better Sailing - Youth Dinghy / Weekend Program

  • Saturday, February 09, 2019
    09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Saturday, February 16, 2019
    09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Saturday, February 23, 2019
    09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Saturday, March 02, 2019
    09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Saturday, March 16, 2019
    09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Saturday, March 23, 2019
    09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Saturday, March 30, 2019
    09:00 AM to 12:00 PM

9 PLACES AVAILABLE

$365 NON MEMBER $320 SYC MEMBER

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