Russell Zenthon tel: 07833 462 707 email: info@kushiadventures.co.uk

20 Union Road, Inverness, IV2 3JY

Kushi Adventures

Courses



Keelboat Level 1 - Start Sailing

Introduction to the sport of sailing. Covers all you need to know to get afloat under supervision.

Suggested minimum pre-course experience: None
Assumed knowledge: None.
Course content: How to sail in all directions, including an awareness of launching and recovery.
Ability after course: Able to sail in light winds under supervision.
Minimum duration: 2 days.


Keelboat Level 2 - Basic Skills

This course sets out the foundations of sailing for you. By the end of it you'll be a competent light wind sailor

Suggested minimum pre-course experience: None
Assumed knowledge: Knowledge to Level 1 standard
Course content: Often combined with Level 1 into a 4 or 5 day course. Rigging, launching, sailing in all directions. Capsize recovery and essential safety background
Ability after course: Able to sail and make decisions in good conditions
Minimum duration: 2 days.


Keelboat Seamanship Skills

How to handle a boat in all circumstances and solve problems afloat

Suggested minimum pre-course experience: None
Assumed knowledge: Knowledge to Level 2 standard
Course content: Training includes: launching and recovering the boat in different circumstances, stopping, reducing sail, recovering man overboard, anchoring.
Ability after course: Able to handle a wide range of situations afloat
Minimum duration: 2 days.


Keelboat Day Sailing

Passage planning and decision making for small boat cruising.

Suggested minimum pre-course experience: None
Assumed knowledge: Skills and background to at least Level 2 standard.
Course content: Preparing and planning for a day cruise. Pilotage and decision making including adverse conditions.
Ability after course: Able to plan and execute a cruise, depending on conditions.
Minimum duration: 2 days.


Keelboat Sailing with Spinnakers

Everything you need to know about sailing with a kite whether conventional or asymmetric

Suggested minimum pre-course experience: None
Assumed knowledge: Knowledge to Level 2 standard
Course content: How to rig the boat, gybe and recover one type of spinnaker, either conventional or asymmetric. How to sail the best possible course downwind
Ability after course: Able to use one type of spinnaker, conventional or asymmetric
Minimum duration: 2 days.


Keelboat Start Racing

Having learnt to sail you may wish to start racing and join a club. This course takes you through the fundamentals of getting off the start line and round the course

Suggested minimum pre-course experience: None
Assumed knowledge: Minimum Level 2 standard
Course content: All the skills required to enjoy club racing including how to maximise boat speed and how to outwit your opponents
Ability after course: Able to take part in club racing in good conditions (depending on experience)
Minimum duration: 2 days.

 

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