Tackers 3

Course Overview
This course aims to build on skills learned in Tackers 2 and/or the green fleet training. The course focuses on advanced sailing skills through games and adventures on the water.
The course cost is $320 and is a 20 hour course run over 4 x 5 hour lessons.

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 or are sailing in the green fleet and would like to do a consolidated block of training.

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
  • Stop the boat in a confined area 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
  • Use tactical mark roundings in races

You will gain your Tackers 3 completion certificate.

Tackers 3 – Sailing Fast Course Dates

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