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RYA Sailing with Spinnaker
2 days: £230.00
This course covers everything you need to know about sailing with conventional or asymmetric spinnakers. You will learn how to rig the boat, gybe and recover one type of spinnaker, either conventional or asymmetric and how to sail the best possible course downwind.
On completion of this course, the successful sailor will understand how to sail a dinghy/keelboat/multihull rigged with asymmetric or symmetric spinnaker. It will be assumed that students starting this course have already mastered the practical skills and absorbed the background knowledge required for Basic Skills Level 2.
Tuition will be given by an Advanced Instructor or by an instructor with appropriate experience approved by the Principal, using appropriate supervision ratios with regard to the location and competence of the students.
Has knowledge of courses for type of boat
Sailing theory and background
Can rig boats including spinnaker and trapeze where fitted
Launching and recovery
Understands how to launch boats with open transoms and/or racks
Sailing techniques and manoeuvres
Experienced sailors direct assessment
The candidate will complete all of the Practical section, demonstrating a competent, purposeful and confident approach to an Advanced Instructor. He/she will satisfactorily answer questions on Sailing Background afloat and ashore.