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Intro to the Firefly: Rig and Sail

Wed 03-Sep-201417:30-19:15
Registration Begins: 27-August-2014 at 00:00
Registration Ends:03-September-2014 at midnight

Description

NOTE: Class is limited to 6 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 may 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

Organizers

Questions about this event should be directed to the organizer(s): Eric Gibber


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