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Sailing Theory & Seamanship

Online

Subject: Sailing

Sailing Theory & Seamanship

'Did you know that you can make a sail less powerful without changing or reefing it and without simply letting the sheet off? This course amongst many other things shows you how.

If you have not sailed before this course will give you the knowledge to start your on water lessons with confidence. If you have already started your practical sailing this course will fill in the reasons why things happen and are done a particular way.

The course is split into 6 Parts as follows:

Part 1 - Getting to know the boat; rope work; winches; blocks...

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Sailing Theory & Seamanship

'Did you know that you can make a sail less powerful without changing or reefing it and without simply letting the sheet off? This course amongst many other things shows you how.

If you have not sailed before this course will give you the knowledge to start your on water lessons with confidence. If you have already started your practical sailing this course will fill in the reasons why things happen and are done a particular way.

The course is split into 6 Parts as follows:

Part 1 - Getting to know the boat; rope work; winches; blocks and tackles; basic stability
Part 2 - Sail theory; shaping and trimming; weather and wind
Part 3 - Tide and waves; safety; anchoring
Part 4 - Right of way; lights and buoyage; compass theory
Part 5 - Basic navigation
Part 6 - Examination

An Assessment paper for each Part is completed and returned for marking.

The attainment levels for the Inshore/Coastal Skipper Shorebased Course Certificate theory component are
Up to 60% Introductory
60% to 74% Competent Crew
over 75% Inshore Skipper

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This session is taught online

When

This is a self paced course. The course coordinator will contact you shortly after your enrollment to help you get started.

Where

Online

Skill level

Beginner

 

Notes:

The course fee is $180 and includes a Certificate of Attainment. A partners discount applies...

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Notes:

The course fee is $180 and includes a Certificate of Attainment. A partners discount applies with a total course fee for both of $240. Prices include GST.

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The teachers

Learn the theory and general practical matters of sailing at your own pace at home.

As Sail by Mail is an Australian...

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Learn the theory and general practical matters of sailing at your own pace at home.

As Sail by Mail is an Australian Yachting Federation (AYF) recognised Training Establishment all endorsements are fully recognised. The level you achieve will be endorsed in your AYF TL 4 logbook.

Also the school is a member of the International Sailing Schools Association (ISSA) and endorsements have worldwide credibility.

Course material either comes in a manual or in parts, which build into a comprehensive manual, which you retain as a reference book.

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Learn To Sail By Mail