Better Sailing

Courses

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  • Holiday Program
    • 09:00 AM
      • CLICK TO BOOK$270 NM  $270 SYC Member
        Places available : 10
      • Monday, September 24, 2018
        09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
      • Tuesday, September 25, 2018
        09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
      • Wednesday, September 26, 2018
        09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
      • Thursday, September 27, 2018
        09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • 09:00 AM
      • CLICK TO BOOK$270 NM  $270 SYC Member
        Places available : 4
      • Monday, September 24, 2018
        09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
      • Tuesday, September 25, 2018
        09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
      • Wednesday, September 26, 2018
        09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
      • Thursday, September 27, 2018
        09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • 09:00 AM
      • CLICK TO BOOK$270 NM  $270 SYC Member
        Places available : 2
      • Monday, September 24, 2018
        09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
      • Tuesday, September 25, 2018
        09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
      • Wednesday, September 26, 2018
        09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
      • Thursday, September 27, 2018
        09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • 09:00 AM
      • CLICK TO BOOK$200 NM  $200 SYC Member
        Places available : 3
      • Monday, September 24, 2018
        09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
      • Tuesday, September 25, 2018
        09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
      • Wednesday, September 26, 2018
        09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
      • Thursday, September 27, 2018
        09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • 01:00 PM
      • CLICK TO BOOK$270 NM  $270 SYC Member
        Places available : 10
      • Monday, September 24, 2018
        01:00 PM to 04:00 PM
      • Tuesday, September 25, 2018
        01:00 PM to 04:00 PM
      • Wednesday, September 26, 2018
        01:00 PM to 04:00 PM
      • Thursday, September 27, 2018
        01:00 PM to 04:00 PM
    • 01:00 PM
      • CLICK TO BOOK$270 NM  $270 SYC Member
        Places available : 5
      • Monday, September 24, 2018
        01:00 PM to 04:00 PM
      • Tuesday, September 25, 2018
        01:00 PM to 04:00 PM
      • Wednesday, September 26, 2018
        01:00 PM to 04:00 PM
      • Thursday, September 27, 2018
        01:00 PM to 04:00 PM
    • 01:00 PM
      • CLICK TO BOOK$270 NM  $270 SYC Member
        Places available : 5
      • Monday, September 24, 2018
        01:00 PM to 04:00 PM
      • Tuesday, September 25, 2018
        01:00 PM to 04:00 PM
      • Wednesday, September 26, 2018
        01:00 PM to 04:00 PM
      • Thursday, September 27, 2018
        01:00 PM to 04:00 PM
    • 01:00 PM
      • CLICK TO BOOK$200 NM  $200 SYC Member
        Places available : 5
      • Monday, September 24, 2018
        01:00 PM to 04:00 PM
      • Tuesday, September 25, 2018
        01:00 PM to 04:00 PM
      • Wednesday, September 26, 2018
        01:00 PM to 04:00 PM
      • Thursday, September 27, 2018
        01:00 PM to 04:00 PM
    • 09:00 AM
      • CLICK TO BOOK$320 NM  $320 SYC Member
        Places available : 10
      • Monday, October 01, 2018
        09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
      • Tuesday, October 02, 2018
        09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
      • Wednesday, October 03, 2018
        09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
      • Thursday, October 04, 2018
        09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
      • Friday, October 05, 2018
        09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • 09:00 AM
      • CLICK TO BOOK$320 NM  $320 SYC Member
        Places available : 5
      • Monday, October 01, 2018
        09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
      • Tuesday, October 02, 2018
        09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
      • Wednesday, October 03, 2018
        09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
      • Thursday, October 04, 2018
        09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
      • Friday, October 05, 2018
        09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • 09:00 AM
      • CLICK TO BOOK$320 NM  $320 SYC Member
        Places available : 4
      • Monday, October 01, 2018
        09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
      • Tuesday, October 02, 2018
        09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
      • Wednesday, October 03, 2018
        09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
      • Thursday, October 04, 2018
        09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
      • Friday, October 05, 2018
        09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • 09:00 AM
      • CLICK TO BOOK$240 NM  $240 SYC Member
        Places available : 5
      • Monday, October 01, 2018
        09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
      • Tuesday, October 02, 2018
        09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
      • Wednesday, October 03, 2018
        09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
      • Thursday, October 04, 2018
        09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
      • Friday, October 05, 2018
        09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • 01:00 PM
      • CLICK TO BOOK$320 NM  $320 SYC Member
        Places available : 10
      • Monday, October 01, 2018
        01:00 PM to 04:00 PM
      • Tuesday, October 02, 2018
        01:00 PM to 04:00 PM
      • Wednesday, October 03, 2018
        01:00 PM to 04:00 PM
      • Thursday, October 04, 2018
        01:00 PM to 04:00 PM
      • Friday, October 05, 2018
        01:00 PM to 04:00 PM
    • 01:00 PM
      • CLICK TO BOOK$320 NM  $320 SYC Member
        Places available : 5
      • Monday, October 01, 2018
        01:00 PM to 04:00 PM
      • Tuesday, October 02, 2018
        01:00 PM to 04:00 PM
      • Wednesday, October 03, 2018
        01:00 PM to 04:00 PM
      • Thursday, October 04, 2018
        01:00 PM to 04:00 PM
      • Friday, October 05, 2018
        01:00 PM to 04:00 PM
    • 01:00 PM
      • CLICK TO BOOK$320 NM  $320 SYC Member
        Places available : 5
      • Monday, October 01, 2018
        01:00 PM to 04:00 PM
      • Tuesday, October 02, 2018
        01:00 PM to 04:00 PM
      • Wednesday, October 03, 2018
        01:00 PM to 04:00 PM
      • Thursday, October 04, 2018
        01:00 PM to 04:00 PM
      • Friday, October 05, 2018
        01:00 PM to 04:00 PM
    • 01:00 PM
      • CLICK TO BOOK$240 NM  $240 SYC Member
        Places available : 5
      • Monday, October 01, 2018
        01:00 PM to 04:00 PM
      • Tuesday, October 02, 2018
        01:00 PM to 04:00 PM
      • Wednesday, October 03, 2018
        01:00 PM to 04:00 PM
      • Thursday, October 04, 2018
        01:00 PM to 04:00 PM
      • Friday, October 05, 2018
        01:00 PM to 04:00 PM
  • Introduction to Bareboat Cruising
    • 06:30 PM
      • CLICK TO BOOK$120 NM  $120 SYC Member
        Places available : 9
      • Monday, October 22, 2018
        06:30 PM to 09:30 PM
      • Tuesday, October 23, 2018
        06:30 PM to 09:30 PM
      • Wednesday, October 24, 2018
        06:30 PM to 09:30 PM
  • One Day Course
  • Powerboat Handling
    • 06:00 PM
      • CLICK TO BOOK$340 NM  $280 SYC Member
        Places available : 2
      • Wednesday, September 12, 2018
        06:00 PM to 09:00 PM
      • Saturday, September 15, 2018
        08:30 AM to 05:00 PM
      • Sunday, September 16, 2018
        08:30 AM to 05:00 PM
    • 06:00 PM
      • CLICK TO BOOK$340 NM  $280 SYC Member
        Places available : 8
      • Wednesday, December 12, 2018
        06:00 PM to 09:00 PM
      • Saturday, December 15, 2018
        08:30 AM to 05:00 PM
      • Sunday, December 16, 2018
        08:30 AM to 05:00 PM
  • Season Pass
  • Self Study
  • Two Day Course

This course is designed to consolidate the experience and knowledge gained in ‘Start Sailing’. Skills and knowledge are introduced that will enable the successful participant to safely and competently sail a dinghy in controlled conditions independently.

Sailors Competencies

When I’m on the water I can……

  • Recover my crew in a ‘man over board’ situation
  • Identify dangerous situations in and around the marina
  • Know where to have my sail set for all points of sailing
  • Always use my tiller extension like a microphone when I’m sailing
  • Perform a 360 degree turn
  • Sail without kneeling
  • Come alongside a stationary object and stop
  • Sail a windward / leeward course
  • Get out of the ‘No Go Zone’

And when I’m on shore I can……

  • Name the main ‘points’ of sailing
  • Name the all of the parts of my boat
  • Use aids to determine the wind direction and strength
  • Rig and derig my own boat
  • Tie a ‘bowline’ and a ‘reef’ knot