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Seminars & Workshops

Cruising Spinnaker Clinic

Learn how to use an asymmetrical spinnaker safely and effectively with Cruising Instructor Burton Robson 

Most BSC Cruising Sailboats have an "asym" spinnaker. This 3 hour on-boat clinic is for BSC Cruising 30, 35, and 40 Members only. If you are a daysailing or mid-range member that has completed the cruising course or has similar experience, we can add you to the waitlist and sign you up a couple days before the clinic if there is space. Contact the office to be added to the waitlist. 

Date: Wednesday, August 9th, 2017

Time: 6-9pm

Cost: $50 per Member (capacity is 5 members) - Open to current Cruising 30, 35, and 40 members

Topics to be Coveredcity

Spinnaker terminology
The physics and driving forces
Limits: when to use a spin
Set up and crew tasks
Proper sets and dousing
Shorthand (inexperienced crew) techniques
Use with mainsail boom preventer
Safety considerations

Sign up for the August 9th Spinnaker Clinic

Event Properties

Event Date 08-09-2017 6:00 pm
Event End Date 08-09-2017 9:00 pm
Location Boston Sailing Center