Level 2 Wednesday Race Crew Training Elliott 7 Starting 31st January 2024


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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 Wednesday evenings with a mix of racing and training sessions. Following sailing, we are invited to join the club in the Dinghy Locker for 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 to improve their skills to take a more active role within our club racing fleet – help is available for sailors to find teams to join, following the course. The last session of the course will be joining in the evening racing with students being encouraged to head to the dinghy locker for the prize giving afterwards.

5pm – 8:30pm

  • 31st January
  • 7th February
  • 14th February
  • 21st February
  • 28th February – enjoy the prize giving atmosphere with the other racers

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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, Trimmer and mainsheet trimmer.
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 meter 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.

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