These videos demonstrate very well various sailing techniques that you will learn with our sailing school when you join on of our "BARE-BOAT SKIPPERS' 10 day course.
Sailing on and Off your Mooring
Sail Shape Part 1
There’s a big difference between setting your sails and trimming your sails, using your boat’s controls to tweak the canvas and provide you with the best ride possible. In this video, we explore the concept of draft, or the amount of curvature in the sail, and how controls like the outhaul, backstay, forestay and jib car position effect both its location and depth.
Sail Shape Part 2
Retrieve a Man Overboard
Knowing how to single handedly navigate your way through a man-overboard scenario is absolutely necessary if you want to be a sound and safe sailor, confident in your abilities to sail even with just one other person. Here are two methods you can use to get back to your victim and get them back aboard