Racing is not just about winning. It's about being able to sail well and being aware of all that is necessary to get the boat around the course.
We are running two series of race training sessions on the water, aimed at people who can already sail, on Thursdays and Saturdays. You can do both. There will be some repetition but all practice is good.
At the end of these sessions you should feel more comfortable in your boat and know more about what to expect on the race course.
Every day is different, with varying winds, sea conditions tides etc, so each session is self contained and set up to suit the day, although we try to make each session build on the previous. Whatever happens, you should have fun.You can do as few or as many as you like, but the more you can do the more you will get out of them.
In our briefings we cover a bit about boat set up and how it varies for different winds, boat handling, starting races, getting around the course and the racing rules.
Your standard of sailing is not important (as long as you can get along on all points of sailing) but we do expect more from a better sailor than from a less experienced sailor.
We will structure the sessions with:
* A chat/briefing to begin with to talk about what we hope to get out of the session
* Some short course racing because it's fun and instructive
* A chat at the end to see what was important.
For further information, take a look at the Race Training Calendar to see dates and times.
Last updated 09:57 on 27 February 2020