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Spinnaker Course


Join Pacific Sail for a Spinnaker Sail Course!

This two-day spinnaker sail course introduces the student to the basics of spinnaker handling and more performance-oriented sailing. You’ll learn advanced upwind sail trim, how to set, trim, jibe and douse symmetrical spinnakers, safety techniques and broach avoidance and recovery. This course is taught on our J-22 foot performance sailboat.

Format: Two consecutive days, (Saturday & Sunday), 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Prerequisite: Basic Keelboat or permission from staff.

*Please note that we need at least three students signed up to confirm a class. Private instruction is available, please call our office at 831-423-7245 to discuss options. Students must be at least 18 years old or must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.