ADULT Beginner Dinghy - Day 1 & 2
Saturday, Jun 12, 2021 (10:00 am - 4:00 pm)
Sunday, Jun 13, 2021 (10:00 am - 4:00 pm)
WEEKEND ONE Prerequisite: None-For beginner dinghy sailors with no previous sailing experience.
The Beginner Dinghy course is designed to teach small boat handling to new, beginner sailors on the RS Venture. Our three-to-one student-to-instructor ratio provides you with ample time on the helm with our certified instructor in the boat. This progression course teaches; water safety, terminology, knots, rigging, sail adjustment, docking, steering a course, a person in the water drills, rules of the road, and capsize/recovery drills.
This is a 4-day course held over two weekends of your choice and is taught on the RS Venture. This is a physically demanding course for beginner sailors.
Sign up for both Weekend 1 & 2 at the same time. We highly recommend that students sign up for consecutive weekends or as close as possible to get the most out of your experience. Skills taught are progressive in nature and take time to master. Practice makes perfect when learning to sail!
Skills will be self-assessed then signed off by our Certified Sailing Instructor. You will receive the US Sailing Small Boat Sailor Certification Record Book, “The Little Red Book”, to keep track of student progress.
Provided Gear: Short-sleeved wetsuits, foul weather gear. life jackets.
What to bring: Bathing suit attire under wetsuits required, warm layers to change in to, sun protection, reusable water bottle, packed lunch.