Introduction to Racing

Course Objective:
After this day of instruction on the water, you will understand the basic techniques of racing the Harbor 20 sailboat.

Course Overview:

  • Introduction to the racing rules of sailing
  • Understanding the most important & challenging part of sailboat racing: The Start
  • How to properly round a mark
  • How to read a “Yacht Club Race Chart” and a “Notice of Race”
  • Understanding flags during the starting sequence
  • What membership are required to race
  • How to avoid a collision

Materials:
Racing Rules of Sailing, Noticed Race

Pre-requisite:
ASA 101, Basic Keel Boat or US Sailing Basic Keel Boat or significant sailing experience & seamanship.

Tuition: $400
Cost includes: boat rental, semi-private racing instructor, racing rules packet, lots of fun, and a Certificate of Completion.

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