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Sail Trim - Getting that extra knot of speed

1 Day: Call us for a price, or submit an enquiry and we will get back to you.

Own Boat: £275.00 

This course is aimed at both club racers and cruising yachtsman or women who would like to improve their technique in order to get an extra knot from their boat by understanding more about sail trim. You will be taught to trim the mainsail and genoa according to the wind conditions.

The instructor will demonstrate and guide you through various techniques; including genoa car positions, genoa twist, apparent and true wind adjustments, halyard tension, mainsail twist, mainsheet traveller, vang, clew outhaul, backstay tension and tell-tales.




This one day course runs from 0930 to approximately 1630 and will be carried out on one of our highly equipped 'Strata' yachts, appropriately rigged to demonstrate all aspects of sail trim.

Tea and coffee is included but you are required to bring a packed lunch with you on the day. 

Own boat tuition

It is also possible to complete this course on your own boat if you would prefer, please contact our administration team for details and to book.


Suggested Previous Experience

Sailing ability to the level of RYA Day Skipper or equivalent.


Optional Extras

  • Musto Waterproofs (wet weather gear) £10 for the day.


Next Step

Why not try the Fastnet or Marmaris Race Week.


East Anglian Sea School Ltd.
Tel: 01473 659992    Email: sales@eastanglianseaschool.com