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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 Trainer not more than one year prior to the instructor training.

HKSF Pre Entry Assessment

Before attending an HKSF Instructor Course, candidates must have attended and passed a Pre-Entry Assessment conducted by an HKSF Dinghy Trainer not more than one year prior to training.

Schedule of Pre-Entry Assessment in 2022:

6 January 2022 (Backup Date 7 January 2022) course notice with Instructor Pre-Entry Assessment and Criteria (FULL)
20 January 2022 (Backup Date 21 January 2022) (Cancelled).
3 March 2022 (Backup Date 4 March 2022) (Cancelled)
14 April 2022 (Backup Date 15 April 2022) (Cancelled)
21 May 2022 (Backup Date 22 May 2022)
16 July 2022 (Backup Date 17 July 2022) (Cancelled)
4 August 2022 (Backup Date 5 August 2022) (Cancelled)
8 September 2022 (Backup Date 9 September 2022)Enrolment Form
28 November 2022 (Backup Date 29 November 2022)
19 December 2022 (Backup Date 20 December 2022)

Instructor Pre-Entry Assessment and Criteria

Note: Notice and enrolment form will be available here three weeks before the program.

HKSF Dinghy Instructor Course 

A Dinghy Instructor is a competent 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.

Schedule of Dinghy Instructor Course in 2022:

7-11 Feb 2022 (Cancelled)
23 – 27 May 2022 (Cancelled)
27 Jun – 1 July 2022Course Notice 
19 – 23 Sep 2022 (Cancelled)

Note: Notice and enrolment form will be available here three weeks before the program.

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 the 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
14 – 18 Nov 2022 Course NoticeEnrolment Form

Note: Notice and enrolment form will be available here three weeks before the program.

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.

HKSF Day Sailing Endorsement Course

The HKSF Day Sailing Instructor is an HKSF Dinghy Instructor or 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.

COURSES INTEREST FORM

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.

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