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Optimal Sail Power

Online Zoom

11 Feb 2021 19:00h - 21:30h  

Members $40 / Non-Members $60

Marilyn Sanford: vaneducation@bluewatercruising.org

A relevant and informative evening that may challenge your thinking about ‘Sail Optimization’, this course, offered by the Vancouver Chapter, will address critical elements in sail configuration, and adjustments that guide optimal sail power given changes in wind applicable to your vessel’s design.

Instructor Nicole Foster will break the presentation into four areas:

  1. Optimizing sail plan for windward sailing in 10 – 55 kts Apparent
  2. How and when to alter sail area, and shape, for changing conditions
  3. Recommended rig types for maximum efficiency; essentially and effectively changing gears
  4. Questions and clarification

A native of Vancouver who has been sailing 1968, Nicole is a veteran sailor, racer and sail maker.  Currently working for Evolution Sails, Nicole is committed, knowledgeable and brings decades of experience and knowledge to this course.

This online course is open to all BCA members, as well as non-members.

For More Information and to Register – Click Here

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