To develop the skills and knowledge you need in order to set up and sail the boat more effectively and in moderate conditions. This course will also prepare you for the specialist courses ahead.
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 Boats
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.
5 - 15 days
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:
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|Event Date||05-Jul-2021 9:00 am|
|Registration Start Date||02-Apr-2021 8:00 pm|
|Cut off date||30-Apr-2021 11:55 pm|
|Location||Courtown Sailing Club|