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Strategy and Tactics Weekend
May 31, 2014 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
This course is based on our highly successful 5 day format but is broken into two weekends to accommodate those who cannot get free for a course during the week. For your first weekend, you will be attending our Spinnaker and Racing Boathandling course. The second weekend you will work on starting and short course boat against boat racing. The second weekend session is offered on a limited basis and is only available to those who have completed the first weekend.
Upon completion of this course, you will have the skills and confidence to compete successfully as skipper or crew in your local and regional PHRF and one-design events. Prerequisites: You should have the ability to confidently sail a boat on your own with a complete understanding of fundamental sailing theory.
Course is suitable for graduates of our Learn to Sail 5 or 6 day courses, our Performance Cruising course, as well as anyone with US Sailing Basic Keelboat or Basic Cruising Certification.
Who should take this class?
Anyone interested in learning how to race or race better should consider taking this course. We suggest that incoming students have a US Sailing Basic Keelboat certification or have sailing experience that is commensurate with the Basic Keelboat Standard.
None, but we recommend anyone considering this course should have completed a J World Basic Keelboat course or have sailing experience that is commensurate with the Basic Keelboat Standard.
What will I learn?
This two weekend course offers racing students a strong foundation in racing sail trim and balance, upwind strategy and tactics, starting strategy and tactics, downwind strategy and tactics and the racing rules.
Students will receive a J World Annapolis certificate of completion.
How will I spend my time?
This weekend class runs from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm Saturday and Sunday.
How do I register?
The course is offered every weekend from April 1 to November 1. Call or email us to register now!
What should I bring?
Comfortable weather appropriate clothing, athletic shoes, and plenty of fluids to stay hydrated. Lunch can be ordered from us or bring your own! If you need anything else, give us a call and we can help.