Taste of Sailing

Taste of Sailing

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Objective The aim of this brief introductory course is to give you a positive introduction to Sailing
Previous knowledge / experience  No prior experience or knowledge is required. Where time allows, this course
may be linked straight into Start Sailing which is the next course you should complete.
Types of Boat  This course may be completed in any type of sailing dinghy or small keel boat.
Duration ½ - 2 days.
Assessment Assessment is continuous throughout the course.
  By the end of this course you will be able to do the following:
Clothing & equipment  Describe why you should wear a Personal Flotation Device.
Sailing techniques & manoeuvres Identify which direction the wind is blowing from.
As both helm and as crew,
Reach across the wind
Stop the boat
Turn the boat through the wind (Tack)
Help balance the boat
Raise and lower the dagger or centreboard and rudder
Capsize recovery Explain why it is important to stay with a capsized or inverted boat.
What next…  Describe how to continue sailing and develop your sailing skills and knowledge.

Course Information

Course Date 08-07-2024 10:00 am
Individual Price €135.00
Location Courtown Sailing Club

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Contact number for Courtown Sailing Club is 089 4941404.