MARBELLA SAILING AND RACING ACADEMY (MSRA)
Master Clases and Courses - 2017/18 Season

The sailing academy is open to individuals and groups and run open courses from September until May each year. 
Our master classes are imparted by renowned professional champion sailors, who put their longstanding expertise at your disposal during an intensive 2-3 day hands on training course.
Each course is structured as a  highly personalised experience, with a reduce number of participants, so please register early to secure your place.

 Category Levels: 1-Cruising, 2-Racing/Performance-cruising, 3-Racing, 4-Advanced Racing

MINIMUM OF 5 MEMBERS CAN REQUEST SPECIFIC COURSES AND SPECIAL DATES.

 

Sail Performance Master Class

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SAIL PERFORMANCE MASTER CLASS

Getting the most out of your sails in all conditions.
Getting confidence in sail plan, sail management and performance.

 Date: 28-30 September
 MSRA Level 2/3
 Price: 900€ per person

CLASS DETAILS

SAIL PERFORMANCE Master Class- MSRA Level 2 /3 (1-Cruising, 2-Racing/Performance cruising, 3-Racing, 4-Advanced Racing)


If the sails are your motor then why not make sure you are getting the most out of your sails under different wind conditions and wind angles. This course is based roughly 65% on the water and 35% indoors with input from sailing champions and sail makers to make you really confident in optimal sailing performance in all kinds of conditions. (Sessions may be changed around subject to wind conditions each day)


Day 1:
10:00 Course overview and introductions. The theory of wind angles and sail designs, shapes and variations.
13:00 Lunch
14:30 Sailing – sail trim, ballasting and weight tuning.
18:00 Feedback and reflections / discussion
19:00 Drinks


Day 2:
09:00 Planning for changing wind conditions. Sail changes and sail trim for different sails and different wind and wave conditions. General rules and guidelines. Sail repair and maintenance. Why each boat and each sail have different sail trim configuration and how to optimise your performance and speed vs wind angle. Understanding VMG; what is velocity made good and how to use it.
13:00 Lunch
14:30 Sailing – sail change, trim and tuning. Calling wind changes and reading wind shifts in advance.
18:00 Feedback/video and pictures to demonstrate the day and key learning points. Discussion.
19:00 Drinks


Day 3:
09:30 On the boat session around managing sails and maintaining mast and rigging.
13:00 Lunch
14:30 Discussion, feedback, awards/certificates and closing

 

Call us to request alternative dates for groups over 4 or Tactician classes.

 

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