Show more

Like most websites we uses cookies. In order to deliver a personalised, responsive service and to improve the site, we remember and store information about how you use it. This is done using simple text files called cookies which sit on your computer. These cookies are completely safe and secure and will never contain any sensitive information. They are used only by us. The information you provide will be used solely for dealing with you for your activities at Queen Mary Sailing Club. The club has a data privacy policy which can be found at https://queenmary.bookinglive.com/the-club/club-documents your data will be stored and used in accordance with this policy'.

Introduction to keelboat racing

Saturday 25th April - 10am to 4pm 

If you're a keen dinghy racing sailor and would like to have a go at racing RS21 keelboats then this is the day for you! 

Keelboats compared to dinghies are a larger, more stable boat with a fixed keel which stops the boat from capsizing. Keel boats are a step up in size from dinghies, more like a small manageable yacht but generally not as big as a cruising yacht. They can bridge the gap between dinghies and cruisers, offering many benefits of both, to the adult beginner.

The day will start with boat orientation, crew positions, controls and full on 'how to sail' an RS21. Then practice sailing round the courses getting used to sailing the boat fast, using asymmetric spinnaker hoist and drops. Finishing the day with practice fleet racing and a mini race series.   

£40 per person - 10% Discount if you book 3 spaces or more, together in the same transaction 

Booking open: 'Introduction to Keelboat Racing RS21s' - Saturday 25th April, 2020

RS21 Training

Introduction to Keelboat Racing: RS21

A one day training on RS21s learning how to rig and sail this new exciting class of boat. Leading into getting on the start line and racing in a keelboats.

£40.00