The first 3 Sundays of the Season are focused on Instructionals. Teaching new skippers basic skills about the boat and sailing. For returning skippers, helping the new skippers and also learning more about rules. Feva skippers will learn about the specifics of their boat.
Station 1: Boat Parts
Learn about the boat parts and how they impact your sailing
Station 2: Wind direction, sail trim
Learn how to position your boat, trim the sail depending on the wind direction. Learn about basic moves to make the boat turn or go straight.
Station 3: Knots
Learn how to do the basic knots: bowline, figure of 8
Station 4: Boat tour
An older skipper will bring novice skippers on the water to experience sailing
Station 5: Returning Skippers: Help and Rules
Returning skippers must attend Instructionals to help. It is part of Seamanship. In addition, there will be refresher training about the rules
Station 6: Feva Skippers
Feva skippers will learn how to rig RS Feva, care for the sail, learning how to use the radios, practice sailing and capsizing