MEET SAIL RACING: LEVEL 2

In a cooperation with Porta Sailing school from Slovenia we are organising this amazing course, which will be run by Marjan Gorec and Ivan Nemet. During your stay, other members from Porta and FreeSpirit will take care for hospitality 🙂 We will also help you with apartment reservation and other logistics. 

To participate in this course, a minimum knowledge level is required, equivalent to the completion of a Level 1 course or similar experience.

Essential skills include tacking, jibing, sail trim in all directions, gennaker sailing, and an understanding of the basic racing rules of sailing.

Experience with sailing boats smaller than 20ft is very welcome, as it will contribute to the overall learning process in this advanced stage.

Minimum knowledge required:

Level 1 course completed or similar knowledge / experience. Tacking, jibing, sail trim in all directions, gennaker sailing.

Understanding basic racing rules of sailing. Experience from sailing boats smaller than 20ft very welcome.

DATE

23.5.2024 evening – 27.5.2024 afternoon

TYPICAL DAILY SCHEDULE

09.00: Theoretical lessons
10.30: Sailing out
13.30. – 14.30: Lunch brake
17.00: Sailing in
17.30: Debrief with analysis and debate

Don't forget to bring

Sailing gloves, jacket, sun cream, hat and sun glasses.

  • Upgrade of the Level 1 topics
  • Strategy and tactics (upwind / downwind races, coastal races)
  • Racing Rules of Sailing – complex situations (start, rounding mark…)

 

DAY 1
20.00 Welcome drink.

DAY 2
09.30 Theory: Race sailing basics (Level 1 topics)
12.00. Lunch brake
13.00 On the water training: Becoming familiar with the boat, sail trim in different points of sail, tacking, jibing, gennaker
sailing. Searching for weak points. Boat speed comparison. Layline training.
17.30 Debrief.

DAY 3
09.30 Theory: Strategy and tactics. Upwind / downwind race from start to finish. Where to start, how to decide when to
tack and jibe.
11.00 On the water training (Lunch break 13.30. – 14.30): Roll tacks, roll jibes. Race start exercises. Short races.
17.30 Debrief.

DAY 4
09.30 Theory: Racing Rules of Sailing – complex situations (start, rounding marks…). How to sail a in different conditions
(from no wind to gale force winds).
10.30 On the water training (Lunch break 13.30. – 14.30): Improving upwind and downwind sailing (speed and angles to
the wind). Improving tacks and jibes. Improving weak points of each participant. Crew movement. Upwind / downwind and
coastal races.
17.30 Debrief.

DAY 5
09.30 Theory: Recapitulation, debate.
10.30 On the water training: Upwind / downwind and coastal races.
15.00 Debrief, farewell drink.

790 EUR – price includes: sailing boat First SE 18, training

590 EUR – price for owners who join the training with their own First SE 18

Zadar – around 30 min drive more info

Split – around 1h drive more info

Zagreb (capital city) – around 3h drive more info

Check out “How to get here” and “Accommodation” sections on our website.  Count on us for all your transfer and accommodation needs! 

SEASCAPE / BENETEAU FIRST 18

Voted Best Recreational Racer of the Year 2016 by the Sailing World magazine, Seascape 18 is a true champion of its class.

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Seascape24 is designed to offer the modern performance solution to the traditional bestseller cruising concept. Sailing World Magazine recognized Seascape24 as the best recreational racer for 2017! 

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