Welcome to Training from Home
I don’t think there is an audio on this video but it also revises points of sailing
Assuming an offshore wind this is what we’d get you to do.
We’d try to get you to use what you learned about the five essentials.
We provide paddles in some boats and encourage students to use them to get out of difficulty like being lee shored.
We might even give you a chance to do a bit of rowing
Last week we mentioned being towed , this comes in handy on our annual expedition to Hampton Court
Fun with boats
Answers from last week:
Dead beat relates to the compass and means the needle quickly settles down to its Correct position .
New one for next week
Big Boat Stuff
From Hindeloopen we sailed South then East to Lemmer.
This time we stayed in a large marina a bit outside of town
It was a very long walk to get to the centre of town but there were lots of boats to look at on the way
Rogers boat is what’s called long keel which I assume looks a bit like this .
One advantage is that it’s less likely to broach in a storm .
It was worth the walk , there are lots of pubs and restaurants beside the canal which runs thru the middle of town.
There are lots of craft beers available and reasonably priced food.
I had lived in Amsterdam in 1970 and knew about rijstaffel , the Indonesian equivalent of Indian Thali Selection of dishes
And loempias (like spring rolls ) Roger had tried Nash And Bami Goreng
Next week “party on ! “
When entering a harbour with a red white and green safety sector light you are in green you need to turn to port.
You should not use a foam extinguisher on an electrical fire
What is the key safety feature of a DSC VHF?
In a weather forecast what is meant by “later”?
Next week we’ll talk about racing but in the mean time you can view some of our members taking part in this virtual racing .
Anyone who hasn’t tried Virtual Regatta can download the App and have some practice before joining the racing. To join in please follow these steps:
Register on the Virtual Regatta Inshore website. The web address is: https://www.virtualregatta.com/en/ . You can access this site from your Mac or PC and also download the App to your phone or tablet. Registering is free and you do not need to buy anything during games
See you next week