The cruising sailing course for adults and suitable for all levels, consists of 2 sessions of 8 hours of navigation, on two consecutive days intensively and the possibility of homologating the official sailing qualification practices for the per, skipper and yacht captain.
The practices will take place at the Club Nautic El Balís, in Sant Andreu de LLavaneres (Barcelona). The sailing course covers all the necessary aspects to sail safely and to understand in depth all the aspects related to the trimming of the different types of sails.
With the cruising sailing course you will acquire greater confidence and security when sailing on any type of sailboat in addition to mastering all the maneuvers with different types of sail (Main, Jib, Genoa, Code 0, Gennaker and Spi) as well as maneuvers with engine, anchoring maneuvers and use of electronics on board.
In total, this cruising sailing course for adults (sailing clinic) lasts 16 totally practical hours. The activity is indicated for all levels.
You will learn to:
Correctly trim the sails both main and genoa and jib depending on the wind.
Use and trim both a Gennaker and a Spi as a code 0 on a sailboat.
Tack and jibe with crew and solo and how to avoid involuntary jibes.
How to deal with bad weather, security techniques.
Carry out safe night navigation.
Learn to use autopilot.
Use of electronics for sailing with the B&G Sailsteer program.
Use of AIS.
Correct anchoring and mooring technique.
How to perform the man overboard under sail and safely.
Rise Sails and retain more.
Stop the sailing boat.
Loss of engine and sailing.