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Intro to the Firefly: Rig and Sail

Tue 04-Aug-201518:00-20:00
Registration Start: 30-July-2015 at 00:00
Registration End:04-August-2015 at midnight


NOTE: Class is limited to 8 people, and pre-registration is mandatory.

          You must be a MITNA member with a Provisional Rating (we will check)!

          Dress for the likely possibility you will go swimming.


The class will be about 2+ hours long, and will cover:

  Rigging, unrigging, care of the boat, and basic Firefly sailing

  Skippering with a crew, crewing for a skipper

  Proper sail trim and balance

  Tacks and gybes

  Maybe some capsize practice.


We will pair people up - each pair will rig and sail a Firefly.


You should watch the rigging videos online as preparation:

Videos on Rigging and Sailing the Firefly: Franny and Jeff demo the new boats (2 parts).

Sailing World Video


Questions about this event should be directed to the organizer(s): Eric Gibber, TIEN-YUN HUANG

Updated: 2014/05/04 19:06:46
Updated: 2014/05/04 19:06:46