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Tides Apr 24

HW - 09:30 21:00
LW - 02:40 15:00

Sunrise- 05:36
Sunset- 20:07

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Intro to Dinghy racing Sat 10th May

Why: Racing is a great way to sail in company with a support boat, and improve your sailing.
Who: The course is for anyone who has not raced before and wants to find out more.
Aim: The day is aimed to give you the confidence and skills to race at Slaughden Sailing Club.
Summary:
The day will be a combination of shorebased discussion, skills practice on the water, and some short races. The topics covered include:

  • Basic Racing Rules
  • Start & Finish Lines
  • Course Buoys
  • Race starts
  • Start sequence (flags & sound signals)
  • Working with the tides
  • Technique
  • Entering and Declaring
  • Handicap system
  • Series scoring

Please contact Mike Rowe (details in Yearbook) if you think you might be interested or want to find out more.
Note – Minimum attendance 8 people (to make it worthwhile running the support boat).

Shakeout sail Sat 12th Apr Six dinghies enjoyed a brisk sail up to Brick Dock and back in a fresher than forecast 4/5 Westerly. Despite the cold conditions they were afloat for a good hour and a half. Thanks to Dave Fisher and Eric Spicer in the safety boat.
Newsletter   The latest newsletter is now available in the members area.
Adult Training   Adult dinghy training starts again on Monday nights on the 28th April. Enquiries to Leslie Downing ( leslie.downing@btinternet.com) or Richard Pilgrim (richardpilgrim@hotmail.com if you wish to attend. There are still several spaces available.
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Storm Time  

MAKE SURE YOUR DINGHY IS TIED DOWN IN THE DINGHY PARK!!

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