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Online Sailing Courses at IBRSC

  • online sailing courses

    Island Barn Reservoir SC is excited to offer our whole membership a number of new, free, online sail training programs. Ben Kimbell will be running four different 4-week courses over Zoom, each for 1hr a week and based on different topics for adults and kids.

    Thank you for participating in the doodle poll for our new Online courses. We have now confirmed the dates and times for all the online workshops.

    The courses are free for members (adults and juniors) details & booking links are beneath. Once you have signed up to the free online workshops Ben Kimbell will send you all the details about each week, what will be covered and the links to join the sessions. The courses are under the RYA courses section of the booking system.

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    Junior Race Training
    Wednesday 15th April 4-5pm
    Wednesday 22nd April 4-5pm
    Wednesday 29th April 4-5pm
    Wednesday 6th May 4-5pm

    A live online webinar for kids looking to improve their racing skills. These will be fun 1 hr sessions covering large range of topics going through the whole process of a race. We will be looking at youth class specific fleets (toppers, Fevas, etc.) and going through what to expect from regional, national and international events.
    The sessions will be 1 hr. Aiming to cover 45mins worth of tuition leaving 15 minutes at end for any questions or additional topics anyone would like to add.

    Week 1 - Pre start
    Week 2 - Windward leg tactics & Windward mark rounding
    Week 3 - Leeward Leg tactics & Covering
    Week 4 - Leeward Mark rounding & Room at the mark

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    Adult Race Training
    Wednesday 15th April 7-8pm
    Wednesday 22nd April 7-8pm
    Wednesday 29th April 7-8pm
    Wednesday 6th May 7-8pm

    A live online webinar for people who have just got into racing or who are seasoned veterans at club race. This program will cover a large range of topics going through the whole process of a race step by step and aim to tool you up with lots of new ideas and tactics to take onto the water when we next all get out.
    The sessions will be 1 hr. Aiming to cover 45mins worth of tuition leaving 15 minutes at end for any questions or additional topics anyone would like to add

    Week 1 - Pre start
    Week 2 - Windward leg tactics & Windward mark rounding
    Week 3 - Leeward Leg tactics & Covering
    Week 4 - Leeward Mark rounding & Room at the mark

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    Instructor Development
    Thursday 16th April 7-8pm
    Thursday 23rd April 7-8pm
    Thursday 30th April 7-8pm
    Thursday 7th May 7-8pm

    A live online webinar focused on Instructor development. A number of people have thought about doing an instructor course and haven’t taken the plunge due to uncertainty around the course, its prerequisites, or personal skill level.
    In this program we will cover the contents of each course, the processes we go though as coaches and what we look for. We will discuss all the skills you will need and tool you up to go ahead and feel totally comfortable with joining an instructor course.

    Week 1 - Intro to AI course
    Week 2 - Intro to DI course
    Week 3 - Instructor endorsements
    Week 4 - Intro to SI course

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    General Sailing Topics
    Tuesday 21st April 7-8pm
    Tuesday 28th April 7-8pm
    Tuesday 5th May 7-8pm
    Tuesday 12th May 7-8pm

    A live online webinar for people who are looking to improve either their general sailing as a whole or some specific areas. We will be looking at a range of topics focusing on single and double handed sailing.
    The sessions will be 1 hr. Aiming to cover 45mins worth of tuition leaving 15 minutes at end for any questions or additional topics anyone would like to add.

    Week 1 - Spinnaker Sailing
    Week 2 - Intro to racing
    Week 3 - High Wind Sailing
    Week 4 - Seamanship Skills

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    Mike Jones will update separately on the virtual junior sailing school sessions.

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