Boat Handling Course – Thursday, May 16, 2019Sold by: Southern Ocean Co.
95,00 € /person
This course is for people considering or owning yachts as a brush up or introduction to basic parking and maneuvering skills. We will go through the proper use of rovers, fenders, spring lines to useful knots and ways to tie up a yacht under different conditions and moorings. We also discuss different ropes, the right size of fenders as well as crew positioning and short hand parking.
You will have the possibility to go through the practical side of parking under the supervision of a professional.
If time allows we will also do other manoeuvres pre-parking and the strategies and preparations of approaching dockside as well as other useful practical tips.
This course is a four-hour package with a high degree of “hands on tutorial”.
- Meet us at Valkosaari ferry at 16.00
- Drills and manoeuvres
- Final closure 19.00-20:00
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Information for participants
Helsinki, NJK Valkosaari, Thursday, May 16, 2019, 16:00 (4PM)
Helsinki, NJK Valkosaari, same evening 19:00 (7PM), event ends after debrief
Proper cold weather clothing, remember that the Gulf of Finland is still chilly in May. Rain gear as appropriate, check the weather forecast.
Headgear, sun glasses and warm gloves
Information about s/y Eira
Eira is a 51 foot performance cruiser built by the famous Nautor shipyard in Pietarsaari, Finland. Designed by German Fres and launched in 1981, she is an icon of her era.
|Length overall||15.62m / 51.25′|
|Beam||4.49m / 14.73′|
|Draft||2.70m / 8.9′|
SOC provides a chance to go sailing one of the legends of the seas, on the Nautor's Swan 51 s/y Eira bluewater yacht. We offer packages and taylormade sailing opportunities for companies and individuals onboard s/y Eira.
Eira is a fast powerful ocean cruiser/racer that has done 26 Atlantic crossings, six under the current ownership. She is exactly what it says on the tin and feeling her throw her weight around under your precise command behind the wheel is something every sailor and landlubber to become sailor should feel at least once. With her gracious interior and welcoming cabins she makes a perfect home for a longer stay, let alone a weekend out with good company that all feel hungry for that "little more".
Professionally run and with the guidance of a captain that has sailed more than 60 000 sea miles with her you can be assure to get all your questions answered and a helping hand on what ever your task is onboard. The crew usually consists of different nationalities which gives a nice international touch to the operation. We are proud to offer you a place onboard and are ready to answer all your questions pre-travel as well as welcome you to visit us at our homeport in Helsinki to get a first glimpse what its all about.