A course for complete windsurfer racing beginners.
RYA Windsurfing Start Racing course is for complete racing beginners. No prior racing knowledge is needed. However, you must be competent and hold either a Stage 1 certificate from the Youth Windsurfing Scheme or Start Windsurfing from the National Windsurfing Scheme.
Racing is about getting around a course, competing with a lot of other people. All you need to race is some kit, either a race board with a daggerboard and a sail or a Formula board. RYA Windsurfing Start Racing course gives an introduction to general racing knowledge, courses, rules, starting, tactics, and strategy. It helps prepare you for a race giving information about equipment, health and fitness and racing techniques such as starting, developing speed, turning and tactic strategy.
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Previous Experience Required
Stage 1 certificate from the Youth Windsurfing Scheme or, Start Windsurfing from the National Windsurfing Scheme.
- Racing information-courses, rules, starting, tactics, and strategy
- Pre-race Preparation-equipment, health, and fitness
- Racing techniques-starting, developing speed, turning, tactic strategy
Abilities gained after the course
Basic knowledge in racing rules, courses, tactics, pre-race preparation and racing techniques.
Practical skills to race around a course in a small fleet
Understand the course starting procedure and configuration
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