Intro to the Firefly: Rig and Sail
|Registration Start:||27-August-2014 at 00:00|
|Registration End:||03-September-2014 at midnight|
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
Questions about this event should be directed to the organizer(s): Eric Gibber