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)|
|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|