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23rd November 2020« All News Items

Kevin Sproul named as guest speaker at JOG Webinar on Sails and Ratings

Ultimate Sails Technical Director Kevin Sproul will be guest speaker in the second in the series of JOG Skills building Webinars on the topic of Sails and IRC ratings.


Date: 24 November 2020


Time: 7:30 PM (London)  


You are all invited to listen in as JOG Committee member Kate Cope hosts the webinar which will take the following format.


IRC Ratings by Dr Jason Smithwick (Director of Rating RORC Rating Office @RORC Rating Office)

  • How to smoothly get an IRC certificate and short handed certificate
  • Upcoming IRC rule changes in 2021 on headsails and poles
  • Pointers to get the best from your IRC rating  

Making the most of your current sails by Kevin Sproul

  • How to optimise your sails for easier manoeuvres/ shorthanded sailing
  • Sails to cover a wider range of conditions
  • Optimising your sails for better ratings

Sail Care and Repairs by Nicky Octon of NJOS Sails

  • How to make your sails last longer and Sail repairs

Please pre-register your interest in advance to receive your link to join the webinar, and we hope you can join us on Tuesday night.

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