Seminar Fleet Race 4 day course

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Instuctor: Stjepan Vitaljić

Sailboat: J24

Main goal of this seminar is to improve sailing skills for all those who are familiar with basic sailing and racing.

It is a 4 day course.

First day themes: Trimming the sails. During morning class we go through all the sail on the boat and lear how to trim each sail. On the water later we put marks and short race course for practice.

Second day themes: Manouvres and crew organization. During morning teory class we look at diferent manouvres during sailing and in the practical part on the water we practice those specific manouvres.

Third day themes: Strategy and tactics in racing. In teoretical part we will learn how to position during prestart and start. On the water we will go through following topics; strategy during upwind sailing, tactics during upwind sailing, strategy and tactics during downwind saling and we will speak about racing rules of sailing

Fourth day themes; Race simulation. During morning teory class we speak about race course and how to sail the race, how to start, sail upwind, downwind. We will learn basic tactical and strategical tools. Afternoon, we sail few short races.

Plan day by day

1st DAY – Genoa, Mainsail and Spinaker trimming

Time

 

  9:30 – 11:00

Teory classroom.

Themes: Genoa, Mainsail and Spinaker
trimming

11:30 – 14:00

Sailing/practice.

Themes: Genoa, Mainsail and Spinaker
trimming

14:00 – 14:30

Lunch break (on the water)

14:30 – 16:00

Sailing/practice.

Themes: Genoa, Mainsail and Spinaker
trimming

17:00 – 18:00

Breafing.

Themes: breafing about practice on the
water, short introduction into Sailing Rules

2st DAY – Manouvres and crew organization

Time

 

  9:30 – 11:00

Teory classroom.

Racing rules, Manouvres and crew
organization.

Themes: Start, Upwind sailing, Rounding
the winward mark, Downwind sailing, Downwind mark rounding.

11:30 – 14:00

Sailing/practice.

Manouvres and crew organization.

Themes: Start, Upwind sailing, Rounding
the winward mark, Downwind sailing, Downwind mark rounding.

14:00 – 14:30

Lunch break (on the water)

14:30 – 16:00

Sailing/practice.

Manouvres and crew organization.

Themes: Start, Upwind sailing, Rounding
the winward mark, Downwind sailing, Downwind mark rounding.

17:00 – 18:00

Breafing.

Themes: breafing about practice on the
water.


3rd DAY –  Manouvres and crew organization

Time

 

  9:30 – 11:00

Teory classroom.

Approach to the race and preparation for
the race

Strategy during prestart period

Tactics during prestart period

11:30 – 14:00

Sailing/practice.

Strategy during upwind sailing

Tactics during upwind sailing

Strategy and tactics during downwind
saling

14:00 – 14:30

Lunch break (on the water)

14:30 – 16:00

Sailing/practice.

Strategy during upwind sailing

Tactics during upwind sailing

Strategy and tactics during downwind
saling

17:00 – 18:00

Breafing.

Themes: breafing about practice on the
water, Racing rules.


4th DAY –  Race Simulation

Time

 

 9:30 – 11:00

Teory classroom.

Race and racing rules.

Themes: Racing rules, Race, Prestart,
Starting, Tactical and Strategical tools.

11:30 – 14:00

Sailing/practice.

Racing

14:00 – 14:30

Lunch break (on the water)

14:30 – 16:00

Sailing/practice.

Racing

17:00 – 18:00

Breafing.

Themes: Breifing about day on the water.
Explanations, Questions….

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