Tackers 3 - Saturday Term 1


Sat 17 Feb 2024 09:00 — Sat 13 Apr 2024 12:00
Australian Sailing - 5. Tackers 3 - Sailing Fast!

Course information

Registrations for this course are closed.

Tackers 1

7 week Saturday Morning Program

Saturday 17/02, 24/02, 02/03, 16/03, 23/03, 06/04 and 13/04

No sailing 09/03 and 30/03

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For Sibling discount use the code - 20%siblingdiscount

For Member discount use the code - 20%memberdiscount

Course Overview
This course aims to build on skills learned in Tackers 2 and focuses on advanced sailing skills through games and adventures on the water. 

Course Prerequisites

  • Water confident
  • 7-12 years-old
  • Skills, knowledge and experience gained in Tackers 2

Who should do this course?

This course is designed for participants who have completed Tackers 2.

Course Outcome

By the end of the Tackers 3 course, the participants will be able to:

  • Demonstrate the correct method and understand the theory of roll tacking and gybing
  • Stopping the boat in a confined areas for a period of time
  • Sail backwards
  • Understand the theory behind gybing and can demonstrate the action downwind
  • Show a sound knowledge of the five essentials:
    • Centreboard position
    • Boat trim
    • Boat balance
    • Course made good
    • Sail trim
  • Start and finish races on a triangle and trapezoid course
  • Always use tactical mark roundings in races

You will gain your Tackers 3 completion certificate. 

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