OVERVIEW:

The Solent is a large stretch of water with racing taking pace from multiple locations, however the majority of high-profile events take place in the central Solent and on the Hill Head plateau. If you race from Southampton, Hamble or Cowes then take advantage of our years of experience and knowledge to learn the tactics of this popular racing area.

COURSE DURATION:

2.5 – 3 hours including a 15 minute break

PRE REQUISITES:

You should be familiar with racing and have raced in the central Solent

COURSE CONTENT:

  • Solent Round the Cans Courses and Solent Tides
  • Hill Head Windward Leeward Courses and Tides
  • Southampton Water Racing and Tides
  • Shipping
  • NE winds
  • E and SE winds
  • S Winds
  • SW and winds
  • NW & N winds
  • The Bramble Bank
  • Question Time

WHAT’S INCLUDED:

  • Evening seminar delivered by our coach
  • Question Time
  • Refreshments
  • Parking
  • Chieftain Training Solent Race Tactics Certificate

WHAT’S NOT INCLUDED:

BOOKING:

This seminar takes place in the evenings

IS THIS COURSE FOR ME?

This seminar is suitable for everyone on board, however it is specifically aimed at those who will be acting as skipper, tactician or first mate  and racing in the central Solent from Southampton, Hamble or Cowes. We do cover the East and Western Solent during this seminar

WHY CHOOSE CHIEFTAIN TRAINING FOR THIS COURSE?

This is one of our home-grown racing seminars. Our lead Instructor, who wrote the seminar has been racing in the Solent for over two decades.

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