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Intermediate Sailing In Tech Dinghies

Sun 01-Oct-202309:00-11:30
Registration Start: 26-September-2023 at 00:00
Registration End:01-October-2023 at midnight



Mondays 12:00-14:30

Saturdays 09:00-11:30



This one-day intermediate class will continue with “What’s Next” after your Learn To Sail class.

  • Effective upwind & downwind sailing

  • Proper sail trim

  • Boat/crew weight trim

  • Centerboard trim

  • Proper use of the tiller extension while sailing, tacking, and gybing


There will be a brief classroom session on concepts, then into single-handed Tech dinghies for on-the-water practice & coaching. This will prepare you for the sailing, tacking, and gybing sections of the Provisional rating.

Due to the close, on-the-water coaching, class size is currently limited to SIX (6) sailors per class. More classes may be added, and class sizes may be expanded according to demand.



You must have a current, valid MIT Sailing Card

Provisional Rating is NOT required. Have sailed 3-4 times independently after your Learn-To-Sail class

Know your knots

Know how to rig and launch a Tech Dinghy independently!



Registering for this event (Registration on Red/Yellow menu above) confirms your entry into the class.

For the class:

  • Come dressed and ready to sail. Bring a rain jacket if there's a chance of showers.

  • You must have a current valid MIT Sailing Card

  • Pre-registration is required. Click the "Registration" link above (when available) to register


Questions about this event should be directed to the organizer(s): Dan Tucker

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