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  • Laser Only - Sailing on-water skills checkout.

Laser Only - Sailing on-water skills checkout.

  • 01 Jul 2022
  • 18:00 - 21:00
  • JSCA @ Locarno Sailing Fleet.


  • To help deliver the clinic.

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The on-water skills checkout consists in the demonstration of safety sailing and capsize recovery. Experienced club members will be on hand to review capsize procedures, to assess your competency in launching, landing, on-water handling, and capsize recovery.  Members are expected to complete Parts 1 and 2 prior to attending this skills checkout.


  • Sailing Orientation & Rigging Clinic (Part 1 & 2) for the same vessels. 
This is required once for the monohull fleet (best done on a Laser) and once for the multihull fleet.


  • Transport craft to water
  • Controlled launch (install centerboard, deploy and lock rudder(s) while maintaining some semblance of course control and stability)
  • Stay near shore
  • Maintain a heading
  • Tack
  • Gybe
  • Capsize and recover
  • Controlled landing (low speed, retract board(s), unlock rudder(s), boat into irons in standing depth, no boat contact with bottom or shore
  • Return craft to derig location

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