Designed for competent sailors, learn how to solve a variety of problems and be self sufficient in challenging conditions.
Assumed Knowledge: Participants must have completed Stage 4 and be confident sailing large double handed boats (Laser 2000, Wayfarer) in stronger winds.
You should also be able to demonstrate logged experience since Stage 4.
Course Duration: 4 Days
Minimum Age: 15 at the time of the course
Course Content: Man Overboard, Reefing Afloat, Anchoring, Sailing Backwards, Leaving and returning to a Lee Shore, Sailing in adverse circumstances (No Centre Board, Rudderless).
Ability after course: Confident solving a range of problems in a double handed boat. This is a pre-requisite to completing the Assistant Instructor training at BSSC as well as introducing you to the skills required to pass the Dinghy Instructor Pre Assessment.
Boats: Laser 2000 or Wayfarer