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The Adult Advanced Dinghy sailing class is a co-ed, hands-on sailing course taught in RS Visions and Lasers.

Students Learn:

  • Rigging the Lasers and Visions
  • Self rescue techniques
  • Dry capsizes
  • Boat handling
  • Sail trim
  • Sail shape and adjusting controls
  • Upwind vs downwind sailing techniques
  • How to effectively hike
  • Establishing and maintaining a plane while sailing
  • Racing techniques and rules
  • Sailing with an asymmetrial spinnaker

A wet suit is required for this class.  Please contact the instructor if you would like to order one through UCSC.


Refund policy: Full refund 31+ days prior to start of class; half 14-30 days out; no refund inside 14 days of class start.

Closed-toe-shoes required for all classes.

The first class will meet just outside the FF gate at the Santa Cruz Harbor, right by the picnic tables

Swimming ability required for all classes.

For more course info, please call the Boating Center at (831) 425-1164, or email ucscboat@ucsc.edu.

To withdraw from the course, please contact the Recreation Dept. at 831-459-2806.

The Adult Advanced Dinghy sailing class is a co-ed, hands-on sailing course taught in RS Visions and Lasers.

Students Learn:

  • Rigging the Lasers and Visions
  • Self rescue techniques
  • Dry capsizes
  • Boat handling
  • Sail trim
  • Sail shape and adjusting controls
  • Upwind vs downwind sailing techniques
  • How to effectively hike
  • Establishing and maintaining a plane while sailing
  • Racing techniques and rules
  • Sailing with an asymmetrial spinnaker

A wet suit is required for this class.  Please contact the instructor if you would like to order one through UCSC.


Refund policy: Full refund 31+ days prior to start of class; half 14-30 days out; no refund inside 14 days of class start.

Closed-toe-shoes required for all classes.

The first class will meet just outside the FF gate at the Santa Cruz Harbor, right by the picnic tables

Swimming ability required for all classes.

For more course info, please call the Boating Center at (831) 425-1164, or email ucscboat@ucsc.edu.

To withdraw from the course, please contact the Recreation Dept. at 831-459-2806.

Program Offerings

Adult Advanced Dinghy Sailing
2019 Summer

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Summary Dates Time Location Status
every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM Starting Mon, Aug 5 2019 and Ending Thu, Aug 15 2019 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM Boating Center

Prerequisite:  Intermediate Dinghy sailing class or equivalent

Wetsuit Required for this class

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Prerequisite:  Intermediate Dinghy sailing class or equivalent

Wetsuit Required for this class


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