Advanced Dinghy Classroom

Wednesday, Aug 21, 2019 (5:30 pm - 7:30 pm)

In Progress / Completed
Leader: Mills Botham

Event Information


Event Information: This classroom lesson will cover a variety of topics on small-boat-sailing and other general information to help new sailors hone their skills and progress into the more advanced fleets. Topics covered include: 

  • Physics of sailing
  • Effective use of sail controls
  • Heavy wind sailing considerations
  • Effective seating positions and hiking techniques
  • Right-of-way rules
  • Introduction to sailboat racing

Instructors will endeavor to leave time at the end of the lesson to answer individual questions. Students who complete this lesson will receive an Advanced Dinghy Classroom rating. This rating, along with a Tech or Zest Light rating, will allow a student to sign up for 420, Laser, and Byte lessons.

Location: Check the Today in the Union website or the digital signs in Memorial Union on the day of the lesson. Note that the event start time may appear earlier on the TITU listing but will begin at the time shown here.

Prerequisites: This Classroom lesson is intended for students who are working toward or have already obtained a Tech Light or Zest Light Rating.

Event Type
Lesson / Training


There are 6 people in this event, with 14 spots remaining.