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RYA Seamanship

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This weekend is aimed at improving your technical sailing ability and will be run in our double handed dinghies.

Seamanship Skills: The emphasis of this course is on increasing the self-reliance and decision-making of the sailor, by spending time developing your boat handling and manoeuvring skills in a seamanlike manner.

Key learning points: coming alongside, man overboard recovery and reefing afloat.

Assumed knowledge:

Sailing skills to the standard of the Level 3 course, or Level 2 plus a seasons experience

Minimum duration:

2 days (or equivalent sessions)

Minimum age:


Course content:

Launching and recovering the boat in different circumstances, stopping, reducing sail, recovering a man overboard, anchoring

Ability after course:

Able to handle a wide range of situations afloat

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Last updated 18:01 on 13 March 2019

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