RYA Day Sailing with Spinnakers

On completion of this course the successful sailor will understand how to sail a dinghy rigged with an asymmetric or symmetric spinnaker. It is assumed that every cadet starting this course has 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 National Boating Manager, using appropriate supervision ratios with regard to the location and competence of the cadets.

SECTION A: PRACTICAL

Rigging: Launching and recovery: Sailing techniques and manoeuvres: Capsize recovery: SECTION B: SAILING BACKGROUND

Racing: Sailing theory and background: Experienced sailors direct assessment: