RYA Start Racing (Afternoons)
RYA Start Racing
This course will run for 5 afternoons, from Monday 6th, to Friday 10th; from 14:00 - 17:00. This will hopefully allow time for 'home schooling' in the mornings and then recreational activity in the afternoons.
The aim of this course is to give non- racers the skills and confidence to become club racers and learn the fundamentals of getting off the start line and round the course in good conditions.
Sailing and knowledge to at least the standard of RYA Stage 3
RYA Start Racing course content includes how to:-
- Make best use of the Five Essentials,
- Mark rounding,
- Pre-start boat handling at slow speed including starting and stopping,
- Clean wind,
- Race strategy,
- Sailing upwind,
- Theory/ background to scoring system,
- Race instructions,
- Boat preparation,
Last updated 12:14pm on 25 June 2020