Racing Sailor Code: YPR1

Club Racing Crew Code: YPR2

Club Racing Skipper Code: YPR3

 

Racing Sailor Code: YPR1

                   This is your introduction world of yacht racing. Learn about all the facets of racing are covered while you gain skills that

                   will be the basis of your future racing.

AYF:            TL6 Club Crew (Part)

Format:       4 x 4 hr on board includes 1 Club Race - 3 x 2.5 hr theory

Subjects:     Race Preparation - Safety - Equipment and Layout -

                   Handling Gear - Deck Work - Maintenance and Repairs - Weather

                   Forecasts, Wind and Observations - Tide and Current - Tuning the Boat - Spars and Rigs - Sail Trim - Sailhandling -

                   Racing Procedures and Rules - Course types - Collision Prevention Rules - Basic Tactics and Strategies -

                   Mooring, Anchoring & Berthing - Terminology.

Club Racing Crew Code: YPR2

                   Gain the confidence and skills to contribute as a crew on yachts racing at your club.

AYF:            TL6 Club Crew

Format:       4 x 4 hr on board includes 2 Club Race - 2 x 2..5 hr theory

Subjects:     Race Preparation - Advanced Deck work - Application of Weather Forecasts, Wind and Observations -

                   Using the Tide and Current - Tuning Boats - Spars & Rigs - Mainsail, Headsail & Spinnaker trim - Racing Rules -

                   Sailing Fast Course - Boat v Boat tactics & strategies

Club Racing Skipper Code: YPR3

                   Go racing with the confidence to enter races at your own club. Skipper the yacht, organise the crew and

                   manage the yacht around the Club's course.

AYF:            TL6 Club Racing

Format:       4 x 4 hr on board includes 2 Club Races - 3 x 2.5 hr theory

Subjects:     Entering the Race- Preparation of the Yacht - Sails Selection & Position - Boat Equipment -

                   Safety & Emergency - Start Procedures - Use of Running rigging & Equipment - Crew Responsibilities -

                   Concept of Wind Shifts - Race Planning - How Sails Work - True & Apparent Wind - Concept of VMG -

                   Mast Rake/Centres of Effort - Different Shapes - Draft - Telltales - Twist & Slot - Rig configurations -

                   Tacks & Gybes - Crew Sequence & Techniques - Basic Starting - Course Tactics - Tactical techniques