Safety Boats guide for Helms

The club operates two big Newmatic 400 (Henry and James) and one smaller Newmatic 360 (Natalie) safety boats, this video teaches some differences between the boats and how to use the kill-cords, engines and radios.

“Know the Game” by the America’s Cup

This video series gives a well-illustrated introduction to the racing rules of sailing; though of course there are some differences (for example we do not enforce 50 metre penalties!)

This video includes:

  • Port tack give way to Starboard tack
  • Give mark-room when overlapped in the zone
  • Give room-to-tack at the bank/boundary
  • Windward boat keep clear when overlapped