Once you have completed our Intro to Yacht Racing course and gained some yacht racing experience, our Yacht Racing Development weekend will really help you hone your skills, learn how to anticipate the next move, and give you a racing edge.
Throughout the course you’ll get to try a number of roles in order to experience the different positions and understand how they all work together. There will be a big emphasis on race focus and the mindset required to win races.
Morning one starts with a classroom-based theory session, before heading out onto the water to put what you’ve just covered into practice. Then the day draws to a close with an evening debrief.
On the Sunday you will have the chance to put your new skills into practise as you take part in a local club race (subject to a suitable race running on the course dates) or complete time trials to create a sense of pressure.
By the end of the course you will feel more confident as a crew member, capable of helping to drive a winning race performance.
The syllabus will make the most of the weather at the time, but aims to cover: