Sailpower

This special weekend course concentrates on rig tune and sail trim for the cruising yachtsman. Under the expert guidance of our very experienced instructors you will look at the differences between masthead and fractional rigs, discover how to set up and tune a rig and learn what factors are likely to lead to rigging failure.

Examine the intricacies of

 • Use of tell-tails
 • Positioning the Genoa Cars
 • Causes of Weather helm
 • Adjusting Draft
 • Camber
 • Use of Traveller
 • Twist 
 • Use of Spinnakers
 

If you want to learn more about the power of sails with lots of practice looking at the finer points of sail trim - this is the weekend for you.

COVID-19 CHANGES

PLEASE NOTE THAT FOR INDIVIDUALS WHO WOULD LIKE TO JOIN US, ALL PRACTICAL COURSES ARE CURRENTLY BEING OFFERED ON A NON-RESIDENTIAL BASIS TO COMPLY WITH GOVERNMENT GUIDELINES. RESIDENTIAL COURSES MAY BE AVAILABLE FOR MULTIPLE MEMBERS OF A SINGLE HOUSEHOLD. PLEASE CONTACT US ON 00 44 (0)2380 457733 FOR FURTHER DETAILS.

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