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Advanced Sailing Level 4 – Week 1

Topaz Argo Sport 1

Are you ready to take your sailing game to the next level?
Minimum age: 13 years

Master advanced boat handling and tuning skills for confident sailing in strong winds. Week 1 of a 2 week course.

We keep an eye on your progress throughout the course. Additionally, your instructor might conduct a formal practical assessment of your boat handling skills, along with a brief written test or an informal interview to gauge your background knowledge.

We will coach you in rigging and sailing a boat like a pro! 

You will learn how to recognize and apply the following techniques to optimize your boat/rig for specific conditions: Mast rake, rig tension, spreader length & angle, mast ram/chocks.

Youll demonstrate proficiency in all skills covered in the ‘Sailing Manoeuvres’ section of the Basic Skills course, even in strong winds, you’ll learn to set up and maintain control of the boat while its on a plan, plus, youll perform effective roll tacks in any wind strength and execute smooth roll gybes in all conditions.

Ready to sail with confidence in strong winds? Join us for this course and become a sailing superstar!

As with all of our courses, all equipment is supplied (wetsuit, buoyancy aid, boat!), but you are welcome to wear your own wetsuit if you have one.

This course is fully accredited with Irish Sailing.

Course Pre-requisites:

Pre-booking essential
Participants must be able to swim

Pre-requisites: Have completed Improving Skills course and maintained regular sailing practice. Ensure that you attend the two weeks of Advanced sailing to allow time for skill development.

Duration: 5 days
Minimum age: 13yrs

Course dates: TBC

Daily times: 9.30am – 3pm

Course price: €320

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