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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 classes and Beginning Keel sailing classes.  Students will also be prepared to challenge the checkout for Level 2 Dinghy sailing on Monterey Bay. 

Close-toed shoes are required for all classes.

Prerequisite: Beginning Dinghy sailing or eqivalent experience requitred.


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 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 classes and Beginning Keel sailing classes.  Students will also be prepared to challenge the checkout for Level 2 Dinghy sailing on Monterey Bay. 

Close-toed shoes are required for all classes.

Prerequisite: Beginning Dinghy sailing or eqivalent experience requitred.


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

Sailing: Adult Intermediate Dinghy Sailing Class #1
2019 Summer

No Spots Available
Summary Dates Time Location Status
every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM Starting Mon, Jul 8 2019 and Ending Thu, Jul 18 2019 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM Boating Center

All summer classes, including the first class, meet at the UCSC Community Boating Center at the Santa Cruz Harbor, just outside the gate by the picnic tables.

Capsize Drill to be conducted at the end of the first class.

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All summer classes, including the first class, meet at the UCSC Community Boating Center at the Santa Cruz Harbor, just outside the gate by the picnic tables.

Capsize Drill to be conducted at the end of the first class.

Sailing: Adult Intermediate Dinghy Sailing Class #2
2019 Summer

No Spots Available
Summary Dates Time Location Status
every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM Starting Mon, Jul 8 2019 and Ending Thu, Jul 18 2019 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM Boating Center

All summer classes, including the first class, meet at the UCSC Community Boating Center at the Santa Cruz Harbor, just outside the gate by the picnic tables.

Capsize Drill to be conducted at the end of the first class.

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All summer classes, including the first class, meet at the UCSC Community Boating Center at the Santa Cruz Harbor, just outside the gate by the picnic tables.

Capsize Drill to be conducted at the end of the first class.

Sailing: Adult Intermediate Dinghy Sailing Class #3
2019 Summer

No Spots Available
Summary Dates Time Location Status
every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM Starting Mon, Aug 12 2019 and Ending Thu, Aug 22 2019 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM Boating Center

All summer classes, including the first class, meet at the UCSC Community Boating Center at the Santa Cruz Harbor, just outside the gate by the picnic tables.

Capsize Drill to be conducted at the end of the first class.

Show less

All summer classes, including the first class, meet at the UCSC Community Boating Center at the Santa Cruz Harbor, just outside the gate by the picnic tables.

Capsize Drill to be conducted at the end of the first class.


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