Basic Sailing Course

Basic Sailing Course

Basic Sailing Course

Basic Sailing Course

Basic Sailing Course
Basic Sailing Course
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"Constant Wind Seasports offer unique experiences by the sea for recreational and educational purposes that focus on personal growth and group development.

 

We have an efficient and organised team with years of experience in conducting and organising events like team-building, water sports, corporate/family events and many more.

 

All our dedicated staff and instructors have relevant certifications and experience."

 

Afterall, who better to teach, than the very guys who love the sport?

Basic Sailing Course

 

1. Outdoor classroom experience by the sea allows participants to broaden their horizons and perspective.

2. The challenges participants face will provide opportunities for greater accomplishment, improving self-confidence, better teamwork, and the development of key leadership skills.

3. To acquire a “can-do” mindset as a team in overcoming challenges and difficulties.

4. To offer a fun-filled day and create awareness for water sports.

 

At the end of the course, you will…

  • Be able to sail competently on your own
  • Know the various parts and functions of the sailboat
  • Learn and apply useful rope and knot techniques
  • Understand basic sailing rules while out in the water
  • Develop the confidence and control over the boat at sea

Lesson 1:

Theory

  • Introduction to sailing
  • What to expect from the course
  • How a sailboat works
  • Parts and functions of Bahia
  • Points of sail
  • Common terminology in sailing
  • Steering and turning the boat
  • Safety rules
  • Simulation training

Simulation and Practical

  • Steering and turning
  • Sail and sheet trim
  • Sitting positions
  • Water practice
  • Lesson Debrief

Lesson 2:

Theory

  • Rigging up a Laser Bahia
  • Recap on lesson taught
  • Sailing across the wind (beam reach)
  • Capsizing
  • Temporary halt (heave-to)
  • Getting out of ‘irons’

Practical

  • Launching and recovery
  • Sailing basic reach course (fig of 8)
  • Tackings, crew movement, commands
  • Upwind sausage course
  • Practice heaving
  • Capsizing and uprighting
  • Lesson debrief

Lesson 3:

Theory

  • Rigging up a Laser Pico
  • Recap on lesson taught
  • Sailing close-haul and on-a-run
  • Basic rules of the road
  • Man-over-board and recovery
  • 5 essentials of sailing: sail trim, boat banana, boat trim, daggerboard position, the course made good

Practical

  • Sailing a basic sausage course
  • Sailing on a downwind run
  • MOB drill and recovery
  • Lesson debrief
  • Course debrief by manager

3 sessions x 4 hours each session = $374/pax (inclusive of GST)

  • Swimwear
  • PE attire (long-sleeved t-shirt is optional)
  • Sports shoes/booties
  • A clean set of clothing to change into
  • 100% willingness to learn
  • Laser Pico/Bahia/Standard
  • Life jackets
  • Rescue boats
  • Accompanying Instructors
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