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 Prerequisite: Beginning Dinghy sailing or equivalent experience required.

The Intermediate Dinghy course begins with a review of the skills that were covered in the Beginning Dinghy Sailing class and is taught in the same RS Quest 14' sailboats. 
After the review, the class shifts towards further development and refinement of small boat sailing techniques.

Topics Include

Right of Way
Detailed discussion of rules of the road
Points of sail
Sailing in stronger winds
Improvement of boat handling skills
Hiking out
Sail theory
Sail trim
Powering up vs. depowering
How to and when to reef
Heaving to
Backwards sailing
Blind folded sailing
Intro to racing

Satisfactory completion meets prerequisite for Advanced Dinghy sailing class


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.

 Prerequisite: Beginning Dinghy sailing or equivalent experience required.

The Intermediate Dinghy course begins with a review of the skills that were covered in the Beginning Dinghy Sailing class and is taught in the same RS Quest 14' sailboats. 
After the review, the class shifts towards further development and refinement of small boat sailing techniques.

Topics Include

Right of Way
Detailed discussion of rules of the road
Points of sail
Sailing in stronger winds
Improvement of boat handling skills
Hiking out
Sail theory
Sail trim
Powering up vs. depowering
How to and when to reef
Heaving to
Backwards sailing
Blind folded sailing
Intro to racing

Satisfactory completion meets prerequisite for Advanced Dinghy sailing class


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

Junior Intermediate Dinghy sailing class #1
2019 Summer

5 spot(s) available
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Summary Dates Time Location Status
every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 12:30 PM to 3:00 PM Starting Mon, Jun 10 2019 and Ending Thu, Jun 20 2019 12:30 PM to 3:00 PM Boating Center

Prerequistie:  Beginning Dinghy or equivalent experience

Swim test on day 1, capsize drill on day 2

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Prerequistie:  Beginning Dinghy or equivalent experience

Swim test on day 1, capsize drill on day 2

Junior Intermediate Dinghy sailing class #2
2019 Summer

4 spot(s) available
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Summary Dates Time Location Status
every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday from 12:30 PM to 3:00 PM Starting Mon, Jun 24 2019 and Ending Fri, Jun 28 2019 12:30 PM to 3:00 PM Boating Center - UCSC Harbor
every Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday from 12:30 PM to 3:00 PM Starting Mon, Jul 1 2019 and Ending Wed, Jul 3 2019 12:30 PM to 3:00 PM Boating Center - UCSC Harbor

Prerequistie:  Beginning Dinghy or equivalent experience

Swim test on day 1, capsize drill on day 2

Please note the schedule change due to the 4th of July holiday.

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Prerequistie:  Beginning Dinghy or equivalent experience

Swim test on day 1, capsize drill on day 2

Please note the schedule change due to the 4th of July holiday.

Junior Intermediate Dinghy sailing class #3
2019 Summer

7 spot(s) available
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Summary Dates Time Location Status
every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 12:30 PM to 3:00 PM Starting Mon, Jul 22 2019 and Ending Thu, Aug 1 2019 12:30 PM to 3:00 PM Boating Center

Prerequistie:  Beginning Dinghy or equivalent experience

Swim test on day 1, capsize drill on day 2

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Prerequistie:  Beginning Dinghy or equivalent experience

Swim test on day 1, capsize drill on day 2


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