A windy week for Yachting

PowerSail founder and Yachtmaster Instructor Sail, Jamie Griffin, tells us about his week:

The past week’s course was a great one, although a tad challenging at times with winds ranging from force 5 to force 9!

We had to plan our week accordingly so that on the heavy wind days we were able to sail downwind with just a slither of headsail in front of us. Which made short passages around the Solent quite pleasurable. We managed to miss a lot of the rain forecast too, which is always nice.

I also had to plan so that important training manoeuvres such as MOB practice, sailing on to a mooring buoy and berthing, were completed to make it challenging, rewarding, and most of all carried out safely.

Below is a video of our week and some images. JG

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