Tackers 1-3 is a programme designed for children 7-12 yrs
Students work their way through the courses learning everything from the basics up to the skills needed to prepare for learning to race. If you would like to know what course best suits you or to find out more information then please get in touch with us via facebook, email or phone. Contact info can be found on our website: www.wynyard.org
Below is an overview of Tackers 2 as an example.
Tackers2 – Course Overview
This course aims to build on the fun participants had in Tackers 1, to progress their sailing skills.
Skills, knowledge and experience gained in Tackers 1.
Who should do this course?
This course is designed for participants who have completed Tackers 1.
By the end of the Tackers 2 course, the participants will be able to:
Get out of irons on their own
Safely gybe the boat
Correctly use the tiller extension
Sailing around a triangle course, including:
Upwind – on a close hauled course tacking through the ‘no go zone’
Downwind – with centreboard up
Reaching – correct sail position
Demonstrate a 360 and 720-degree turn
You will gain your Tackers 2 completion certificate.