KITES & WIRES

Quest Howth – Discover Sailing, Kites and Wires is an adult high performance dingy sailing course to the thrills of trapeezing on a wire while flying spinnakers. You will learn how to set up and use symmetric and asymmetric spinnakers on both J/80’s and J/24’s. Not only will you learn spinnaker sets and peels you will optimal spinnaker trimming and crew positioning. This is a vital course for adults wishing to crew on racing yachts. It will allow you to be more versatile in crew positioning but more importantly give you a good understanding of how these spectacular sails work. The Kite & Wires adult sailing course syllabus is covered in 4 x 3.5 hour lessons over a weekend, Saturday & Sunday. This is an advanced adult sailing course and Quest Howth participants need to have a achieved the Learn To Sail 3  – Improving Skills standard in dinghies or keel boats.

Saturday & Sunday
Times : 9.30 – 17.00

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