catamaran & dinghy advanced course

The training is ideal for all advanced cat or dinghy sailors and is an excellent program in order to master advanced sailing techniques.
previous knowledge/requirements
The participants are expected to be able to safely perform the following maneuvers on a dinghy (e.g. RS 2000) or a catamaran (e.g. Hobie 15) in wind speeds of up to 4 beauforts: tacking, gybing, upwind, down wind, head into the wind right after a capsize, as well as have basic knowledge of asymetric sailing.
Cat and dinghy sailors must be sporty and agile, as capsizes and strenuous righting ups are to be expected.
duration
Monday to Friday.
This course is half day. Recreational sailing can be additionally booked on the other half of the day.
On saturday we offer free of charge recreational sailing.
course schedule
The course meets on Monday at 9:30 a.m. for an area and boat briefing for all cat and dinghy sailors (approx. 1.5 hours). The advanced course then meets daily at 2:30 p.m. Depending on the group experience and wind conditions, practical training sessions, theory and dry runs alternate until 6 p.m.
On Thursday the course meets at 2:30 p.m. for a longer flotilla excursion to one of the beautiful bays in the Formentor area. The highlight and conclusion of the week is the race for the “Pollensa Racing Cup” on Friday afternoon.
From 10:00 pm to 1:30 p.m. the recreational sailors go sailing under supervision.
IMPORTANT: The advanced course preferably takes place in the afternoon due to the stronger wind conditions. However, changes to the course schedule are possible or necessary due to weather conditions or the number of participants.
course content
The course content is adapted to the level of knowledge of the sailors and the wind conditions. Optimization of maneuver sequences, boat control, sail, weight and rig trim, asymetric sailing, helmsman's trapeze, racing exercises.
recommended clothing
Neoprene shoes must be worn due to the risk of injury. We recommend a long wetsuit from September to June plus surf fleece (long-sleeved shirt with thermal protection) on cold days. In July, August and warm September and June days, a short wetsuit and/or UV shirt. Plus sailing gloves, glasses strap, neoprene knee pads and sunscreen with a high SPF.
Sales and rental of sailing and surfing equipment in our shop.
Life jackets are available in sufficient numbers and in a variety of sizes and are included in the course prices.
after the course
You now have enough sailing experience to book the hobie racing course with Detlef Mohr!

INFORMATION AND BOAT USED IN THIS COURSE:

course prices & dates
ILCA (previous Laser)
RS Feva
RS 2000
RS 500
Hobie 15
Hobie 16
Hobie 18
Contact
Course overview