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Vancouver Sailing Club

VSC504 COMPETENT KEELBOAT RACING CREW

Intermedieate

Achieve success by building the foundation of racing knowledge, seamanship and boat handling skills for racing keelboats 24 - 45 ft. Includes 10 on-the-water sessions

Prerequisite
VSC101 Qualified Keelboat Crew, CYA Keelboat Crew or ASA 101
Availability
Format
VSC504 Practice and Race Dates 2018
Price
10 on-the-water sessions , 5 races 5 semimars
$875

 

Vancouver Sailing Club

VSC505 ADVANCED UPWIND SAILING

You can become a speed producing member of a competitive racing crew. Suitable for trimmers and skippers. Why, when & how to rig, raise, trim, change and take down jibs, genoas and A3 asymetrical spinnakers on the modern racing yacht. Understand how to generate speed on all points-of-sail.

Prerequisite
VSC101, Qualified Crew, Bay Skipper
Availability
March-June, Oct-Nov
Format:
Pre-course study, 2 days on-the-water training
Price
$275 CDN

 

Desolation Sound Sailing

VSC506 SPINNAKER FUNDAMENTALS

Intermediate

Why, when & how to fly the most powerful sail on the modern cruiser/ racing yacht.

Prerequisite
VSC101 Qualified Keelboat Crew, ASA101, CYA Crew or equivalent time on the water
Availability
March-June, Sept-Nov.
Format:
Pre-course study, 1 day on the water session
Price
$175 CDN

 

Vancouver Sailing Club

VSC507 ADVANCED DOWNWIND SAILING

What, why, when & how to fly and gybe the most powerful sails on the modern cruiser/ racing yacht.

Prerequisite
VSC506 Spinnaker Fundamentals, supplied pre-study
Availability
Join us year round
Format:
Pre-course study, 1 day on the water session
Price
$175 CDN

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