INDININI Sail training

This is the curriculum we are using to train our crew to be competent enough to sail around the world with us or by themselves. We know that is very useful to know clearly the skills and knowledge we need to develop to get where we want to. This is the first step of our INDININI.Life CREW TRAINING.

Terminology-sea terms 
-parts of a boat
-rigging
Sail Handling-fitting
-setting
-reefing
-bending on
-general handling of sails
-use of sheets and halyards and their associated winches
Ropework-coiling
-stowing
-securing to cleats and to single and double bollards
-handling mooring warps
Knots-round turn and two half hitches
-bowline
-figure of eight
-clove hitch (single and double)
-sheet bend
-rolling hitch
-reef knot
Fire Precautions and Firefighting-fire hazards 
-fire prevention
-extinguishers and actions to take in event of fire
Personal Safety Equipment-rules and use of safety
-harnesses, lifejackets and personal buoyancy aids
Man Overboard-prevention of man-overboard risk
-actions to be taken to recover a man overboard
Emergency Equipment-marine VHF radio
-distress flares and when they should be use
-understands how to launch and board a life raft
Manners and Customs-flags
-ensigns and burgees
-courtesy to neighboring yachts in harbor
-responsibilities of yacht skippers to protect the environment
Rules of the Road-maintaining an effective lookout at sea
-assessing collision risk.
Dinghies-loading
-safety handling a under oars
Meteorology-weather forecasts – where to get them and how to read them
-knowledge of the Beaufort Scale for wind speed
Seasickness -make an effective contribution to the crew even if affected by sea-sickness.
Helmsmanship, Sailing Skills and Maneuvers-understands the basic principles of sailing
-can steer and trim sails on all points of sailing under sail and power
-docking
-mooring
-anchoring
-going about
-tacking
-gybing
-points of sail
-the ability to keep an efficient lookout at sea
-sailing close-hauled
-carry general duties satisfactorily on deck and below decks in connection with the daily routine of the vessel
INDININI.LIFE SPREADSHEETS
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