Prerequisite: Swimming ability; Shields 1 or equivalent experience
This class will introduce you to the J/105 and the features of a one-design sport boat including the retractable bowsprit, asymmetrical spinnaker and hydraulic backstay. While sailing the J/105 you will experience all aspects of the boat from steering to trimming sails to deploying the bowsprit, setting and dousing the asymmetrical spinnaker and of course hiking! Other topics include crew positions and basic spinnaker trim, steering to the tell tales, packing the asymmetrical spinnaker and much more.
Class size: Min 3 - Max 5
Text: Performance Sailing Handouts