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SKPR/Basic Cruising- day 2

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Skipper / Basic Cruising.  For novice to intermediate sailors, this course focuses on the fundamental competencies and achieving confidence. Conducted on a modern sailing yacht, the 2nd of 3 in the series, which includes:

Departing from the slip or a side-tie
Maneuvering under sail in close quarters
Operations in open water including tacking, gybing, steering a compass course, points of sail and trimming, reefing
Safety and emergency procedure and maneuvers including depowering, accepting a tow, crew overboard rescue, advanced maneuvers under power
Picking up a mooring, anchoring, and returning to the slip or side-tie
Securing the boat

Continuing review on these subjects is conducted:
Parts of the boat
Electrical and mechanical systems
Running and standing rigging
Rules of the road
Maneuvering in the marina
Sailing Maneuvers - heading up, bearing away, tacking, gybing
Navigation Intro
Anchoring and mooring

Earlier Event: August 21
SKPR/Basic Cruising- day 1
Later Event: August 23
SKPR/Basic Cruising-day 3