Using 420 dinghies to learn the use of the downwind symmetrical spinnaker and the trapeze technique. On the completion of the course, the successful sailor should be able to rig, hoist, sail, gybe and recover a spinnaker and be able to use a trapeze in moderate wind conditions.
The course will follow strictly upon the HKSF Syllabus for Dinghy and Keelboat Sail Training Scheme.
Courses on WEEKDAYS:
16,17,20,21 November 2023 (Enrolment accepted on 1 October 2023)
14,15,18,19 December 2023 (Enrolment accepted on 1 October 2023)
Courses on WEEKENDS or PUBLIC HOLIDAYS:
17,18,24,25 February 2024 (Enrolment accepted on 1 December 2023)
Capacity: 6 students per class
Eligibility: Anyone who have passed Level 3 and logged minimum 40 sailing hours (minimum 20 hours as helm)
Training Time: 09:00 – 17:00
Course Fee: $3,200 per person
Arrangement under Inclement Weather
Courses will be cancelled if the Hong Kong Observatory issued RED or BLACK rainstorm warning signal, typhoon signal No. 3 or higher at 7am.
For strong monsoon signal or thunderstorm warning, the course will be held as usual. Instructor will arrange suitable tasks regard to the prevailing weather conditions.
If course cancelled due to inclement weather, makeup class will be arranged. Please contact the course instructor for further information.