TEACH

SAILING

Dinghy
Instructor Scheme

The HKSF runs the Dinghy Instructor Scheme to provide trained personnel for centres to conduct dinghy courses for members and the public. 

Competent sailors who are interested in teaching sailing doing a Dinghy Instructor Course must attend and pass a one-day Pre-Entry Assessment conducted by an HKSF Dinghy Examiner not more than one year prior to the instructor training.

UPCOMING COURSES
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If you are interested in joining one or more of our Instructor courses, please register your contact details on our Google Form. We will email you when a new course is available.

HKSF Pre Entry Assessment

Before attending a HKSF Instructor Course, candidates must attend and pass a Pre-Entry Assessment conducted by an HKSF Dinghy Examiner not more than one year prior to training.

Course Details

 SYLLABUS:
Please refer to the Dinghy Instructor Handbook for course Details

COURSE DURATION
1 Day

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

  1. Candidates should be aged 18 or above.
  2. Candidates must be holders of HKSF Level 2 to 4.
  3. Candidates must be holders of Day Sailing Certificates and Racing Skills Certificates in the new scheme which came into force on 1 April 2006.
  4. Candidates must possess the Pleasure Vessel Operator Grade 2 Certificate issued by the Marine Department.
  5. Candidates must hold a valid First Aid Certificate.

COURSE DATES
Please register you interest on the Google form and we will contact you when a new course is available.

HKSF Dinghy Instructor Course

A Dinghy Instructor is a competant and experienced dinghy sailor, capable of sailing a dinghy confidently in strong winds, who has been trained to teach Level 1-3 of the HKSF Dinghy Certificate Scheme.

Course Details

 SYLLABUS:
Please refer to the Dinghy Instructor Handbook for course Details

COURSE DURATION
minimum 5 Days teaching of 50 hours 

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

  1. Candidates should be aged 18 or above.
  2. Candidates must be holders of HKSF Level 2 to 4.
  3. Candidates must be holders of Day Sailing Certificates and Racing Skills Certificates in the new scheme which came into force on 1 April 2006.
  4. Candidates must possess the Pleasure Vessel Operator Grade 2 Certificate issued by the Marine Department.
  5. Candidates must hold a valid First Aid Certificate.
  6. Candidates must pass the pre-entry assessment beforehand.

COURSE DATES
Please register you interest on the Google form and we will contact you when a new course is available.

HKSF Senior Dinghy Instructor Course

The HKSF Senior Dinghy Instructor is an experienced instructor who has been trained to orgainise and manage sailing courses within the HKSF Dinghy Certificate Scheme. He/she is able to teach Level 1-4 of teh HKSF Dinghy Certificate Scheme. In order to teach Racing and/or Say Sailing Skills he/she must hold the Dinghy Racing Instructor Endorsement and/or Day Sailing Instructor Endorsement Certificate.

Course Details

 SYLLABUS:
Please refer to the Dinghy Instructor Handbook for course Details

COURSE DURATION 
5 Days OR
2 long weekends (eg. Friday evening to Sunday evening)

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

  1. Candidates should be aged 21 or above.
  2. Candidates must hold a valid HKSF Dinghy Instructor Certificate and have recorded at least 2 years of active teaching experience (as recorded in the HKSF Logbook)
  3. Candidates must hold a valid First Aid Certificate
  4. Candidates must hold a valid Pleasure Vessle Operator Grade 2 certificate
  5. Candidates must hold the HKSF Saftey Boat Handling Certificate

COURSE DATES
Please register you interest on the Google form and we will contact you when a new course is available.

HKSF Dinghy Racing Endorsement Course

The HKSF Dinghy Racing Instructor is an HKSF Dinghy Instructor of Senior Dinghy Instructor with the appropriate racing experience who has been trained to teach racing skills through the Racing Skills Course of the HKSF Dinghy Certificate Scheme. If he or she is an HKSF Dinghy Instructor, he/she must teach the Racing Skills Course under the supervision of a Senior Instructor.

Course Details

SYLLABUS:
Please refer to the Dinghy Instructor Handbook for course Details

COURSE DURATION 
minimum 30 hours

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

  1. Candidates must hold a valid HKSF Senior Dinghy Instructor Certificate or have more than one years experience as an HKSF Dinghy Instructor
  2. Candidates must have at least 5 years dinghy racing experience and be able to show at least 1 year of consistent good finishing results
  3. Candidates must be active racers who have taken part in national or international championships within two years prior to the application
  4. Candidates must hold the HKSF Safety Boat Handling Certificate

COURSE DATES
Please register you interest on the Google form and we will contact you when a new course is available.

HKSF Day Sailing Endorsement Course

The HKSF Day Sailing Instructor is an HKSF Dinghy Instructor of Senior Dinghy Instructor with the appropriate sailing/cruising experience who has been trained to teach sailing through the Day Sailing Course of the HKSF Dinghy Certificate Scheme. If he or she is an HKSF Dinghy Instructor, he/she must teach the Racing Skills Course under the supervision of a Senior Instructor.

Course Details

SYLLABUS:
Please refer to the Dinghy Instructor Handbook for course Details

COURSE DURATION 
2 days

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

  1. Candidates must hold a valid HKSF Senior Dinghy Instructor Certificate or have more than one years experience as an HKSF Dinghy Instructor
  2. Candidates must have at least 2 years logged cruising experience of over 50hrs as recorded in the HKSF logbook
  3. It is advantageous for candidates to have a working knowledge of Hong Kong waters and training areas
  4. Candidates must hold the HKSF Safety Boat Handling Certificate

COURSE DATES
Please register you interest on the Google form and we will contact you when a new course is available.