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Develop Intermediate Hobie Skills

develop intermediate Hobie skillsHaving built on your Hobie knowledge and sailing skills, in the 'Mastering Basic Hobie Skills' course, you need to develop your sailing skills.  This adult sailing course concentrates on building your Hobie sailing skills, the 'Developing Intermediate Hobie Skills' course is the perfect choice.

Develop Intermediate Hobie Skills

 Duration:  2 days
 Experience:  Mastering Basic Hobie Skills
 Minimum age:  17 years old
 Held when:  Weekends and school holidays
 Coach ratio:  No more than 6 students per coach
 Safety boats:  No more than 9 dinghies per safety boat
 Dingies used:  Hobie 14s, Hobie 16s
 Certification:  Developing Intermediate Hobie Skills
 Course cost:  See sail training rate sheet

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Develop Intermediate Hobie Skills course content

On completion of the 'Developing Intermediate Hobie Skills course the student will be able to sail in any direction independant of assistance:

Practical sailing abilities

  • Can reef a Hobie ashore depending on the weather conditions
  • Can rig & launch a Hobie without help
  • Can sail a windward course close hauled
  • Can sail downwind, gybing from run to run
  • Can sail a triangular course demonstrating the 4 core essentials of Hobie sailing
  • Have taken part in a basic race
  • Understand how to adjust basic sail controls while out on the water
  • Can come alongside a buoy, jetty or anchored boat with minimal assistance
  • Can recover a person overboard
  • Can right a capsizied Hobie with help

Background sailing knowledge

  • Understand the basic sailing terminology
  • Can interpret a basic weather forecast & understand the characteristics of high & low pressure systems
  • know the basics of the International regulations for the Prevention of Collisions at Sea (IRPCS)
  • Know how to tie the appropriate knots

Develop Intermediate Hobie Skills course notes

  • All sailing & safety equipment will be supplied
  • Club cafeteria is open on weekends during the season

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