A full immersion in catamaran handling. You will learn about construction, handling and mooring in detail, making your catamaran experience easier and safe on your next holiday. Controlling the catamaran in confined spaces, quietly performing a manoeuvre to anchor or quietly entering the designated berth will no longer be a problem, but fun.
|DEPARTURE BASE||Marina Fezzano, La Spezia|
Weekend 10/11 December: 2 PLACES AVAILABLE
|TIME OF DEPARTURE||Check-in at 7:00 pm on Saturday - Check-out on 5:00 pm on Saunday|
€320 per person.
Sailing licence is not required.
This weekend is entirely organised and run by BeSkipper a.s.d. (Associazione Sportiva Dilettantisca)
|Language||Italian and english.|
|How to come||TRAIN: La Spezia central station|
AVAILABLE BOAT CLASSES
Boat models, technical specifications and options may be subject to change. BeBlue organises crews by balancing age, gender and specific requests of participants and reserves the right to make free upgrades to higher classes if needed. All boats are selected with care and experience.
BeBlue reserves the right to replace any boat in or out of the catalogue with another of similar class and quality.
Common and uncommon mooring situations and how they differ from monohulls will be analysed with practical workshops on board 40-foot cruising catamarans to plan and experience every aspect of the delicate phase of mooring and anchoring.
You will learn:
Preparing for mooring and unmooring
Using the mooring warps in their different configurations (simple, bight, spring, breast lines etc.)
Typologies of warps and slip ropes for mooring (materials and bends)
Defining the essential elements for choosing the correct manoeuvre
Controlling the catamaran in waiting state
Controlling the catamaran in reverse
Stern mooring manoeuvres at the pier
Alongside mooring manoeuvres and approaching the pier
Mooring manoeuvres with “French style” anchorage
Communication with the crew: roles and commands during mooring phase
Turning the catamaran in the smallest possible space
Improving manoeuvring efficiency with minimum effort
Current manoeuvring circuits
Technique for hoisting mainsail without a vang and with a sheer halyard
Overturning the catamaran in a stiff wind
Notes on structural weaknesses and the rudder coupling system
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