Wind Presentation

Wind Presentation

All about wind presentation - in Powerpoint and Keynote formats. Find out information about wind and wind terminology that you will need to do wind powered sports.

For wind-powered sports like sailing, windsurfing and kitesurfing, it's important to know about wind - and this presentation covers all the basics!

Whether you are an instructor teaching the beginner levels, or have just started doing wind-powered sports yourself, this presentation explains the basics in a fun, colourful and animated format. The topics covered explain, in an easy to understand format, wind terminology relative to sports.

Topics covered:
  • How wind is measured + anemometers
  • The Beaufort Wind Scale intro
  • Basics of wind related kit set up (reefing, adding sails, choosing different sizes, sail controls)
  • Explanation of what gusts and lulls are
  • Explanation of what Clean air is / clear
  • How we refer to wind directions by the direction they are coming from
  • How wind direction changes weather
  • Onshore and offshore winds
  • What Lee shores and Windward shores are
  • What a cross shore is and what cross on/off shores are
  • Explanation of veering and backing wind

There are 22 full colour slides with animated parts that are click- responsive. It also includes presenter notes for a super easy, prepared lesson. If however, you want to tailor the presentation to your group's needs, you can add and delete slides, and change the notes too. So whether you are using it as a ready-to-use or as the basis for a more in depth class, it will definitely be time saving!

Download includes:

1 x Widescreen colour Microsoft Powerpoint Presentation
1 x Widescreen colour Apple Mac Keynote Presentation



Why not try our Beaufort Wind Scale Poster.    For another activity, try our Beaufort Scale Mix Up Challenge to test your students' knowledge.

Want to find out more about wind for sailing in? Our Wind direction poster, Windmill activity and Wind indicator crosswords are worth checking out!

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  • Create Date 10 October, 2020
  • Last Updated 02 February, 2024