Spinnaker Skills




Throughout the season Global Yacht Racing are offering a 2-Day intensive spinnaker skills course.
Contact us to discuss available dates.

Whilst spinnaker handling can at times seem daunting it is possible to learn how to master this key racing skill; as a skipper or as crew in the pit or at the bow.


We also offer a 5-Day full Race Skills course.


Running throughout the season.

We can offer dates to suit so please do contact us to discuss further.


Our courses are run out of Cowes Yacht Haven, on the Isle of Wight.
There are excellent transport links to Cowes and you can be out in the Solent in just 5 minutes from the yacht haven, no need to navigate Southampton water or Portsmouth Harbour before starting your training!

Spinnaker Skills Course

Book this amazing event with us for only


price per person

Details of our 2-Day Spinnaker Skills Course

Each day we would look to start by 09:00 and finish by 17:00 to get the most out of the day.

Our Spinnaker Skills course covers:

  • Rigging of Spinnakers
  • Hoist, Trim & Drop
  • Pole setting 
  • Gybing
  • Packing of the sail
  • Different Wind Conditions
  • Man Overboard recovery under kite
  • Broaching & how to avoid it!

Our Spinnaker Skills course includes:

All yacht fees

Professional Skipper

Food aboard whilst training

All safety equipment

Why we know our spinnaker skills course works

Feedback from previous clients has proved that this course improves skills and results on the race course prove it!

How to book

Email: [email protected] for more info
Phone: +44 01983 242 033

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Location: Cowes, Isle of Wight
Date: April 3, 2021
Duration: 2 Days