RNZYS Level 2 Race Crew Training Elliott 7.
Race Crew Training Elliott 7. This Adult Learn to Sail Course Level 2 sailing course. The course format is 5 weekday evenings with alternate racing and training sessions. Following sailing we are invited to join the club in the Dinghy Locker for some food and drinks which are included. The course is a mixture of theory and practical sailing knowledge delivered by qualified YNZ instructors. This course is designed for people with some existing sailing knowledge who wish improve their skills to take a more active roll within our club racing fleet – help is available for sailors to find teams to join, following the course.
Saturdays 10am – 5:00pm
- 24th August
- 7th September
- 21st September
By the end of this RNZYS Level 2 Race Crew Training Elliott 7 course, you will be able to: –
Rig up an Elliott 7 Spinnaker and Gennaker
Know all of the crew positions: – Bowman, Trimer and mainsheet trimer.
Understand the racing rules.
Understand racing tactics.
Learn to trim and gybe both Spinnakers and Gennakers.
Gain valuable racing experience.
RNZYS Level 2 Race Crew Training Elliott 7. The course is completed sailing the Elliott 7 boats. The Elliott 7 fleet consists of 10 identical 7 metre yachts which in addition to Learn to Sail courses are used for National and International match racing events and National fleet racing regattas.
They are also used for charter and corporate sailing events and RNZYS Club fleet and match racing.
The fleet has been a key element in the development of NZ’s vast talent of young sailors to national and international elite keelboat sailing culminating for many in successful careers.
As the boats are evenly matched and easy to sail, they provide exciting yachting for all levels of abilities from beginners to experienced yachties.
The fleet is professionally managed to ensure all users gain maximum benefits from these great yachts and berthed very close to RNZYS at Westhaven allowing easy access to the ideal sailing playground of Auckland’s Waitemata harbour.