Where: Porto Pollo
How long: 7 days
What kind: residential course
Boats: Tridente 14, Laser Bahia, 420
Who: if you have a pretty good knowledge of sailing on a dinghy or if you have completed your training on a dinghy.
This course trains Orza dinghy instructors of first, second or third level according to their technical abilities.
It is meant for dinghy lovers of medium to high level; it improves and perfects your experience on this kind of sailboat and it provides the stonesteps on how to teach it to students.
Training for dinghy instructor addresses different topics facing all aspects of teaching how to lead a dinghy.
This course teaches how to steer and maneuver at different levels and in different weather conditions and also how to practically manage a course: how to organise a day at sea with all exercises between the bouys, how to manage any helpers, boat leaving and coming back to the beach, cap-sizing, how to evaluate weather according to the course level.
Then it will be about how to use a rubber dinghy, how to drive it side by side or in case of emergency when boats are in trouble, how to manage towing and safety, how to use a vhf. Furthermore the course will provide knowledge of the sailing area, seabed or any danger.
In order to become a teacher for intermediate or advanced levels, the course will cover the use of trapeze, how to rig and lead a boat with a spinnaker or gennaker, the different kind of leading close-hauled, VMG, leading and maneuvering a boat with strong wind, how to trim sails and all about teaching a regatta for second or third level courses (rules and tactic).
This is a residential course with some days out at sea and some theory classes.
For intermediate or advanced levels
Rate includes: sailing course with theory and practical lessons – handbook – lodging and boarding at our Orza camp in a dormitory-style room with six beds, bathroom and shower – transfer to and from Palau/Porto Pollo.
Rate does not include: round-trip and membership