Teaching the community the art and science of sailing since 1990

420 1
420 2
Parts of the 420

Rigging

Unrigging

Determining wind direction

Points of sail

Steering on all points of sail

Main trim on all points

Jib trim on all points of sail

Steering and trimming on all points

Trapezing

Skippering with crew on the trapeze                     

Rigging the spinnaker

Hoisting the spinnaker

Flying the spinnaker

Gybing the spinnaker

Dousing the spinnaker

Continuous windward-leeward

Starting a race

Sailing a course

Skippering in heavy air

Crewing in heavy air

Sailing wing and wing in heavy air
(no spinnaker)


​ FHSS Class Skills

Below is a list of topics, skills and knowledge that a sailor will master in each class. Each sailor must demonstrate these skills before advancing into the next class level.


Learn to Sail
Opti 1Opti 2
Parts of the boat for both Sonar and Optis

Rigging

Unrigging

Determining wind direction

Points of sail

Steering on all points of sail

Main trim on all points of sail

Jib trim on all points of sail

Casting off from both dock and mooring

Landing at both dock and mooring

Rowing

Anchoring

Furling
Parts of the Opti

Rigging

Unrigging

Determining wind direction

Points of sail

Steering on all points of sail

Main trim on all points

Steering and trimming on all points

Singlehanding on all points of sail

Casting off

Landing

Towing
Singlehanding in light air

Singlehanding in heavy air

Cone drill

Continuous windward-leeward

Tack and gybe on the whistle

Starting a race

Sailing a race course


Falmouth Harbor Sailing School