Non-Marking Shoes, Warm Jacket Hat, Sunglasses, Sunscreen Bedding
Have you wanted to go sailing but your experience or confidence was holding you back?
This specifically designed course has you in mind. Experience in the Hauraki Gulf will give you a hands-on experience on the wheel and talk you through the fundamentals of sailing.
This a course designed for the individual who has possibly sailed before and needs a refresher, or perhaps that sailor going to the next level. This course gives you confidence to overnight on your yacht and take the family on a luxurious holidays sailing the gulf and beyond with YachtShare.
What you Learn
• Safety Briefings / Crew • Hazard Awareness • Weather Conditions • Boat Start / Stop procedures • Departure from Berth • Electronic Equipment Awareness • VHF Radio Operation • Helming and efficient sailing • Rules of the road • Basic navigation • Close quarter maneuvering
• Berthing • Sheet and Halyard control and management • Sailing – Sail raising / Reefing • Trimming / Tacking / Gybing • Dropping Sails • Anchor setting • Coming alongside • Overnight watch • Selection of safe anchoring location • Setting the boat for the evening • Yachtshare membership procedures