New Course - Sail Handling
Based on feedback on the Sail Trim day we have now extended the 1 day course to a 2 day course covering sail handling. We would recommend that you are of RYA Day Skipper standard or higher.
The is an example itinerary of the Sail Handling course. Exact timings may vary but all topics will be covered during the course.
0900: Meet at reception
0930: Safety Brief
1000: Course introduction, outline brief, Aim's and Objectives
1030: Depart marina
Revision of sail controls, mainsail hoist, drop and reef
Controlling boat speed
Sailing back to fender exercise
1330: Lunch on mooring buoy
1400: Mooring buoys under sail
Mooring buoy under sail theory revision
Mooring buoy under sail exercise
1700: Return to marina
1800: End of day summary and debriefs.
0830: Aims and objectives of the day
Anchoring under sail
Sailing onto pontoons
0900: Depart marina
0930: Sail trim session whilst heading towards anchorage
1000: Anchoring under sail exercise
1330: Rudderless sailing session whilst heading back to harbour
1400: Sailing onto pontoon exercise
1600: Arrive back at marina, offload kit, clean yacht, and debrief
Two day course running from 0900 until approximately 1700 each day.
We provide high quality Musto wet weather gear, lifejackets, meals on board (day one - lunch & dinner / day two - breakfast & lunch) and high quality tuition.
Please note that if the dates listed are not suitable for you or you wish to have a course run on your own boat we can arrange bespoke courses.
Please call us if you would like more information about these options
Duration: 2 Days
Previous Experience Required: Basic sailing ability to Day Skipper standard.
Course Overview: A hands on course that will unlock the mysteries of basic sail trim and enable you to gain more from your boat. 4:1 ratio.