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FlexiSail - Spinnaker Handling

Downwind Sailing & Spinnaker Handling (Monohull)

Instructor: Adrian Thornton

Monday 13th July @ 9:30 am - 5:30 pm

Sailing Boat River Song

Swanwick Marina + Google Map


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£ 105.00
4 available

2,100 Sea Miles

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Not only will you experience the thrill of flying downwind under kite on this day, you will also learn the tips and tricks to safe and fun downwind sailing under white sails.

Skills Covered…

  • Effective sail trim downwind for both main and headsail

  • Boat balance

  • Perfect white sail gybes

  • Hoisting and gybing a spinnaker

  • Dropping techniques

  • What to do when you get your knickers in a twist!

  • Avoiding and surviving a broach

A great day out on the water, spinnaker handling will be weather dependent, but your instructor will run through all aspects of downwind sailing even if the weather isn’t perfect spinnaker weather.


Monday 13th July
9:30 am - 5:30 pm
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Swanwick Marina
Southampton, SO31 1ZL United Kingdom + Google Map


Adrian Thornton
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