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Dec 15 2011 Courses Available Through Ontario Sailing

Courses Available Through Ontario Sailing
Did you know that there are number of courses/workshops available to your organization through Ontario Sailing? Read on for more information and then contact us to arrange a course/workshop at your club.
Youth Oriented Workshops
This workshop is intended for your club's youth sailors and will focus on:
  • Fitness
  • Nutrition & Hydration
  • Goal Setting for Young Athletes
  • Setting a Yearly Plan
  • How the Ontario Sailing Grand Prix Series aids in early talent identification
The workshop can be run on a weeknight or a 1/2 day on a weekend and is $20 + HST per person.  The day will be run by the Ontario Sailing Development Coach, Chris Hewson.  To set up a workshop contact Chris Hewson.
Race Officer Seminars
The Ontario Sailing Race Management Committee runs both Assistant Race Officer & Club Race Officer Theory seminars.  You can run a 2 day seminar with both Level 1 & Level 2 or you may run a 1 day seminar with just one of the levels. 
Assistant Race Officer (Level 1) Theory
  • Duties and responsibilities of:
    • Recorder; Timer; Flag Officer; Sound Signaler; Line Judge
  • Basic compass skills
  • Setting and maintaining start/finish lines

Prerequisites: None

Club Race Officer (Level 2) Theory 
  • Duties and responsibilities of leading a Race Management Team
  • Regatta Organization
  • Compass Skills - Calculating race course
Prerequisites: Assistant Race Officer seminar
If you are interested in hosting one or both of the above seminars be sure to contact Shauna Cartlidge today to arrange dates for the 2012 winter/spring.
North U Course - Coming in 2012
Thomas Fogh, member of the Ontario Sailing Board of Directors, will be offering a North U course coming in 2012.  The details of the course are still be finalized and will be posted once all details are available.  Course topics could include:
  • Racing Tactics; Racing Rules; Cruising & Seamanship; Weather for Sailors
If your club is interested in hosting a North U course in 2012 please contact Shauna Cartlidge and read the Hosting An OS North U Seminar document.

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