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Goddard Sailing Association. Lecture 1. Wind, Rigging, and Sails. Class Outline. Lecture 1 - Wind, Rigging and Sails Lecture 2 - Boat theory, How to change tacks, Man Overboard Lecture 3 - How to sail well, heaving-to, right-of-way, capsize

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Goddard Sailing Association

Lecture 1

  • Wind, Rigging, and Sails


Class Outline

  • Lecture 1 - Wind, Rigging and Sails

  • Lecture 2 - Boat theory, How to change tacks, Man Overboard

  • Lecture 3 - How to sail well, heaving-to, right-of-way, capsize

  • Lecture 4 - Weather, thunderstorm drill, anchors, navigation

  • Lecture 5 - Dock, Required Equipment, Checklist, Chartering

  • Lecture 6 - Review, Test


Class information
Class Information

  • Teacher – Ray Bietry x6-3426, Office: Bldg 22 – Room C335B

  • Coordinator – Fred Huegel 6-2285

  • Classroom lessons: (6) Thurs., Noon to 1PM , B23-W149

  • Club Web Page: http://gewa.gsfc.nasa.gov/clubs/sailing/

    • Click on the ‘Sailing Classes’ Link

    • Click on the ‘class homepage’ link

      • Practice test

      • Classroom Lesson *.ppt files

      • “Things to memorize”

  • Water Lessons begin week of Class # 3 or #4 (or so)

    • Typically 3 lesson + 1 test sessions

  • Qualification = successful written test & successful on-water test

  • Sign-up sheet for Water Instructors

  • Water Instruction is scheduled and coordinated between you and your instructor. They will also administer the on-water test. He or she will contact you.

  • Problems? - Contact Fred or Ray


Wind

Wind direction is defined by where the wind is coming from.

Analogy: Where is the sun?





See

Page 17




Topping

Lift

Mast

Forestay

Shroud

Boom

Tiller

Winch

Port

Tabernacle

Painter

Boomvang

Starboard

Centerboard



Head

Batten

Telltale

Leach

Luff

Jib

Mainsail

Foot

Clew

Tack

Bow

Stern




Tacking

See Page 42-43


Jibing

See Page 49


Class Outline

  • Lecture 1 - Wind, Rigging and Sails

  • Lecture 2 - Boat theory, How to change tacks, Man Overboard

  • Lecture 3 - How to sail well, heaving-to, right-of-way, capsize

  • Lecture 4 - Weather, thunderstorm drill, anchors, navigation

  • Lecture 5 - Dock, Required Equipment, Checklist, Chartering

  • Lecture 6 - Review, Test


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