For Chicago sailors, winter feels especially long. A great way to break it up and get some sailing prep in, take one of CYR’s splicing clinics.
December 3-4 Columbia Yacht Club
Splicing 102: Over 2 days, receive an introduction to modern cordage and learn to splice it with Kristian Martincic. Students receive a comprehensive splicing kit with practice ropes. Splices will be the 12 strand splice, tapered rope, simple loop, reeving eye, plus useful variants and tricks.
$300 including supplies and splicing toolkits
Saturday 10am-4pm 12pm-1pm lunch break
Sunday 9am-12pm, Bears Game
February 18 Chicago Yacht Club
Splicing 101: On Saturday morning, get an introduction to modern sailing cordage and learn to splice it! Includes a basic splicing kit and rope, and learn how to make the 12 strand splice in Dyneema. Light breakfast provided, and students are invited to stay for lunch afterwards.
$75 including supplies and toolkits