Start Racing course for SHSC members

Start Racing Course

Join us for our next Start Racing course on 20th/21st August from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. on both days.

Start Racing is a great course for sailors who want to learn how to race or to build on their racing skill and is popular with those who have recently learnt to sail. The course consists of two full days training and is suitable for anyone over 14 years. We’ll be using  single and double handed boats. Club boats with the option on using your own boat if you have one. The course is open to SHSC members only and costs £65 for adults and £40 for juniors [£10 optional cost for a ‘Start to Race’ book].

You will learn about

Starts * Signals * Line bias * Stopping & accelerating* Timing* Upwind * Lifts Headers & Gusts * Tactics * Controls* Rules * Lay Lines * Mark Rounding * Clear Wind * Settings *Downwind * Self Prep * Boat Prep * Protests & Penalties

To find out more and book a place

From fun racing to regattas, this course will teach you all you need to know, to get off the start line and round a course. To find out more, request an application form, or to book your place, please contact

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