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ORCV Weather for Sailors Course
Module 2 Coastal Sailing

For 2 nights, this online course builds on the fundamental knowledge of Module 1 and prepares a sailor for longer coastal passages usually 3 days or more, whether that be racing or cruising including: 

  • 4 & 7 day prognosis-maps 
  • Routing Software and forecasts 
  • Topography-sea breezes-land breezes-katabatics-timings, clouds-temperatures-airmasses 
  • Other land effects, headlands, indents, rivers, mountains, cliffs, islands, wind directions 
  • Thunderstorms etc 
  • Jet streams briefly 
  • Bathymetry, tides, currents,(and shallows) moon passage, tidal nodes, using port data 
  • Using ORCV Bass Strait tidal model 
  • Gribs 
  • Coastal tides & Currents 
  • Severe weather systems 
  • Sailing the tropics 

Pre-requisites:  A sound understanding of weather terminology and basics 

Cost:  $150 per person non member, $127.50 per person ORCV Member 

Dates: 13, 20 October 2020 7-9pm

Location

Online

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