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Winter Training: Heavy Weather Sailing

  • 10 Mar 2019
  • 8:30 AM - 2:30 PM
  • American Legion Post 176, 6520 Amhurst Ave, Springfield, VA 22150 - Upstairs Meeting Room
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Heavy Weather Sailing.

Bad weather at sea can generate fear and uncertainty, sap morale and lead to poor decision making. But it doesn’t need to. This course will help to prepare you to have a well thought-out strategy to see the storm not as an ordeal demanding superhuman strength, skill and endurance, but just as a different type of weather.

Accurate forecasts are readily available these days so there’s less likelihood of finding yourself out of reach of land with bad weather closing in, but still it happens. Perhaps it’s the temptation to sail on a marginal forecast to make sure you’re home for work on Monday.

This course will teach you about being prepared, and controlling risk. It will start you thinking about making preparations to maximize things you can control and minimize the things you can’t control.

The instructor for this class is David Kunselman, our Commodore.

Location: American Legion Post 176, 6520 Amhurst Ave, Springfield, VA 22150 in the Upstairs Meeting Room

Members may use one (1) FVSM for this class. Please check the FVSM spreadsheet to make sure you have FVSM(s) available before choosing either of these pricing options.

POC: John Laffman, Training Commodore

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