Sailing Trimming

This is a specific training course for those skippers who, owning boats, face difficulties or lack knowledge for optimizing their sails. It is addressed to students with a minimal experience in sailing.



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How much should I sack-up the sails? Which is the exact degree of opening up the sails on each course? Where to place the maximum depth of the sack-up – according to the wind and the sea conditions? How to properly use the traveler of the mainsail and the genoa? Which is the proper tension of the halyards? And what about the back?

The service includes: Sailing instructor, sailboat, departure and arrival at Real Club Náutico de Vigo. The content of the activities to be performed is as follows:

  • Theory of sailing: how do the sails work
  • Items of trimming on board
  • How to observe the sails and interpreting what we see
  • Trimming sails in different directions
  • Trimming sails in different wind and sea conditions

The service does not include: Food and drinks

Price: 60€ per person – 4 hours