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Making Sailing Easy with Jan Scholten



Welcome to an exciting evening dedicated to Making Sailing Easy! Join us for an immersive experience showcasing the cutting-edge sail handling systems offered by Selden Mast, presented by Jan Scholten, the National Distributor of Selden Mast in Sweden and Chris Anderson (Ando) from Rope Solutions.

Event Details:

  • Date: Thursday 18th April, 2024
  • Time: 7:30pm
  • Location: Auditorium, RQYS

Event Highlights:

  1. Interactive Displays: Explore two stunning display rigs showcasing the innovative sail handling systems by Selden Mast. Witness the convenience and efficiency of these systems up close.
  2. Perspex Display: Marvel at our spectacular Perspex display demonstrating all the electric functions of Selden Mast’s systems. See how technology is revolutionising sailing.
  3. Expert Talks: Delve into the pros and cons of various sail handling systems with insights from industry experts. Discover how what works for racing can also enhance cruising experiences.
  4. Racing and Cruising Overlaps: Learn how techniques such as hoisting and lowering spinnakers, essential for racing, can be seamlessly applied to cruising. Explore the intersections between racing and cruising experiences.
  5. Real-Life Stories: Embark on a journey with captivating narratives and experiences shared by our speakers. Hear firsthand accounts of Short-Handed sailing in prestigious races like the Fastnet Race and Hobart Race, gaining valuable insights applicable to both racing and cruising.
  6. Q&A Session: Have burning questions? Our experts, including Chris Anderson (Ando), owner of Rope Solutions, will be on hand to address queries regarding rigging, maintenance, and costs.

Why Attend?

  • Gain insights into state-of-the-art sail handling systems.
  • Explore the synergy between racing and cruising experiences.
  • Learn practical tips and techniques from seasoned sailors and experts.
  • Connect with fellow sailing enthusiasts and industry professionals.


This is a FREE Event, however registration is required,

RSVP to events@rqys.com.au or call 07 3396 8666


Reserve your seat now for an unforgettable evening of sailing enlightenment! Limited seats available.

Don’t miss this opportunity to discover how to make sailing easier and more enjoyable with Jan Scholten and Sailing Systems by  Selden Mast.

Join us and sail into a world of effortless sailing experiences!



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