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Learn to Sail Clinic - Intermediate

  • May 28, 2023
  • 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • St. Augustine Yacht Club
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The SAYC Intermediate Learn to Sail clinic consists of a six-hour day filled with classroom lessons, a rigging refresher, two long water sessions, a knot tying lesson, and ends with a de-rigging and thorough de-brief. In the intermediate clinic you will learn these skills on the Flying Scot sailboat:

Upwind Efficiency and Tacking Proficiency

Downwind Efficiency and Gybing Proficiency

Docking and Beaching

Man Overboard  

Rigging and De-rigging Refresher

Rules of the Road (on Figure 8 Course)

Basic Knot Tying (figure 8, bowline, cleat hitch)

Breakdown of the day is as follows:

1.    1 hour of on-land instruction, including points of sail and sail trim overview, rigging re-fresher, and dock/beach launching steps

2.    25 hours of on-water sailing 

3.    .5 hour lunch break Q&A 

4.    1.5 hours of on-water sailing

5.    1 hour of de-rigging & de-brief + knot tying session

Participants will sail the Flying Scot only. Please bring your PFD, closed-toe shoes, water bottle and sunscreen. Optional items include hats, towel, and a change of clothes.

*Please read and sign our Liability Waiver here, and bring with you on the day of. 

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