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Tackers 3 – Sailing Fast for 7 to 12 year olds
December 18, 2023 @ 8:00 am - 12:30 pm$280
The Tackers program is specially designed for 7-12 year old children and everything from the colourful sails to the delivery of the program is tailored to be FUN. Tackers 3 – Sailing Fast! is a chance for the kids to sail boats on their own, learning how to make the boat go faster and playing more games, all whilst still under the guidance and supervision of the Instructor and Assistant Instructors. All equipment is included for sailing, including a Personal Flotation Device (life jacket) for each sailor, all you need to bring is sailing clothing and a snack for morning tea. Course Overview This course aims to build on skills learned in Tackers 2 and focuses on advanced sailing skills through games and adventures on the water. Course Prerequisites Water confident 7-12 years-old Skills, knowledge and experience gained in Tackers 2 Who should do this course? This course is designed for participants who have completed Tackers 2. Course Outcome By the end of the Tackers 3 course, the participants will be able to: Demonstrate the correct method and understand the theory of roll tacking and gybing Stopping the boat in a confined areas for a period of time Sail backwards Understand the theory behind gybing and can demonstrate the action downwind Show a sound knowledge of the five essentials: Centreboard position Boat trim Boat balance Course made good Sail trim Start and finish races on a triangle and trapezoid course Always use tactical mark roundings in races You will gain your Tackers 3 completion certificate.