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|Objective||By the end of this course you will be sailing on your own in light wind conditions
without assistance from your instructor.
|Previous knowledge / experience||You will be expected to have completed, or have experience equivalent to,
the Basic Skills course and have been sailing regularly. If you have not been
regularly practising these skills you will need to do so prior to this course at
least 10 hrs as helm.
|Types of Boat||This course may be completed in any type of sailing dinghy, small keel boat
or catamaran. Your certificate will show what type of boat(s) you used.
|Duration||4 - 10 days|
|Assessment||Assessment is continuous throughout the course. However, your instructor
may also choose to use a formal practical assessment of boat handling skills
and a short written paper or oral interview in assessing your level of background knowledge.
|By the end of this course you will be able to do the following:|
|Rigging||Rig the sailing boats used.
De-rig, secure and care for hull & equipment.
|Tuning||Identify and demonstrate / describe the use of the following in order to optimise the boat / rig for a particular set of conditions:
of conditions including light, medium and strong wind conditions and on all
points of sailing.
|Catamaran sailors will be confidently using a trapeze if carried.|
|Capsize recovery||Right an inverted boat.
Describe what to do if someone is caught under an inverted boat.
|Boat Speed||Be constantly aware of and apply the “5 Essentials”.
Set the boat up, and sail efficiently:
|Stopping||Anchor your boat, then recover the anchor and sail away.|
|What next…||Describe how to continue sailing and develop your sailing skills and knowledge.|
|Course Date||27-06-2022 10:00 am|
|Location||Courtown Sailing Club|