Sail Handling Course

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 Day Skipper standard or higher. During the two days you will cover:

Sail Handling

Day 1

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

 Efficient tacking

 Efficient gybing

 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

Day 2

0830: Aims and objectives of the day

 Anchoring under sail

 Sail trim

 Sailing onto pontoons

 Rudderless sailing

0900: Depart marina

0930: Sail trim session whilst heading towards anchorage

1000: Anchoring under sail exercise

1300: Lunch

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

1700: END



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2 Day course with each day running from 0900 until approximately 1700.

What's Included: 

Wet weather gear, meals (Day one lunch & dinner - Day two breakfast & lunch) 

Support Courses:

Boat Handling Course.

Supporting Books:

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Course Dates: 

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

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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.

Cost: £285

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Number of Candidates

2 Day Sail Handling

Limited avaliability call to enquire