RYA - Dinghy Sailing Instructor

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Stephen Hawkins
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RYA - Dinghy Sailing Instructor

Post by Stephen Hawkins » Mon Feb 16, 2015 4:54 pm

Just finished the course.

What fun! I can heartily recommend it. And doing it over 3 weekends in winter. Got lots of varied weather, from a gale, to this weekend, which was pretty light.

Highlight of the course was a bearing away exercise in a Topper Badger (Bahia?) with a fully reefed main and a furled jib......on the plane!

Bowmoor Sailing Club were also good to us visitors from Whitefriars.

:D

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Re: RYA - Dinghy Sailing Instructor

Post by Rupert » Mon Feb 16, 2015 5:38 pm

Well done Steve!
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Re: RYA - Dinghy Sailing Instructor

Post by jpa_wfsc » Mon Feb 16, 2015 8:27 pm

Great news, well done!
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Re: RYA - Dinghy Sailing Instructor

Post by Nessa » Tue Feb 17, 2015 8:38 pm

Brilliant, well done to you!

On Saturday my first batch of DI students will be moderated. I can't show it, but I am almost as nervous as they are. Teaching the course has been exhausting, but also great fun.

It's great to see people so enthusiastic about getting into instructing this great sport! :D
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