Training

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Trailable Yacht Division – Winter Series
Dinner and a Guest Speaker – Details coming soon

Course Details

“Getting the BEST out of your Sails”

This one day course is designed for Trailable yacht sailors who want to learn more about Sail Trim, and get-ting the best out of their sails. It is being presented by Greg Goodall, a qualified Yachting Australia coach at Bendigo Yacht Club There will be both off water and on water component.

Included in the course is Mainsail Trim, Understanding Sail Twist, Jib Trim, Jib Car positioning, Rig Tension, Changing gears to match the wind & wave conditions.

Cost: $60 per boat (Max of 2 crew per boat)
Course Dates 2019/2020
* Saturday February 8, 2020
* Sunday February 9, 2020
Coach for the course: Greg Goodall.
To Register: go to https://www.beyc.org.au/events/ You will need to scan down to find this event.
For further information about the course contact Greg Goodall, 0417 141 088 or greg@goodalldesign.com.au

“Training Course for Trailables”

This two day course is designed for anyone who is considering purchasing or has recently purchased a trailable and has little experience sailing this type of boat. It is an approved Australian Sailing Program, and is presented by a qualified Yachting Australia Instructor. It would be also suitable for existing owners of trailables who need to improve their basic sailing skills. It is also suitable for those sailing small keelboats.

Included in the course is safety equipment, clothing and safe practices, weather,  preparing a yacht for sailing, correct terms, basic knots, reefing, ability to steer a yacht on all points of sail and heave to, tacking and gybing, heel, trim and anchoring, recovering a man overboard, understanding basic maritime rules,  raising and lowering a mast, launching and retrieving, using an outboard, Approaching and leaving jetties and Trailer issues.

Cost: $300 per person
Course Dates 2019/2020
* 18/19 January 2020 – Operated from Warmies Boat Ramp, Williamstown
* 8/9 February 2020 – Operated from Bendigo Yacht Club, Lake Eppalock
* 18/19 April 2020 – Operated from Warmies Boat Ramp, Williamstown
Instructor for the course: Des Russell using an approved Sonata 7 trailable yacht.
To Register: go to https://www.beyc.org.au/events/ You will need to scan down to find this event.
For further information about the course contact Des Russell 0419 341206 or russellsondes@gmail.com