Practice, 5-13-2021

420 Coach Boat(s) 1 2 3 4 5 Jack Audrey 6 Nate Julia 7 Ava Helena 8 Rees (?) Reese 9 10 Will John 11 12 Chris M. Kate OUT FJ 1 Zander Scarlett 2 Thomas Raam Gavin 3 Robby Lilly 4 Owen Alex 5 Kyle Lila 6 Chase Regan

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Practice Wednesday 5-12-2021

Looks like mostly lighter winds today. We will do our best. Practice 1: light air weight trim: low and slow (gentle). Consider slight heel to help boat balance Practice 2:: Always be mindful of over-trimming Drills: Normal warm ups, maybe a “survivor” wind sprint Downwind, 3 whistles = a “Gybe-Round“, in which you will approximate […]

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Practice 5-11-2021

Practice 1: Work on better downwind boat control and timing with your partner on tacks and gybes. Practice 2: Make SURE you under-trim the jibs out of a tack, and then sheet in smoothly as the boat accelerates. If you can’t point, often your jib trim is too tight and/or your mainsail trim isn’t tight […]

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Practice Monday 5-10-2021

Practice 1 Today working on crisp, sharp FJ roll-tacks and re-entering the world of FJ sailing, and matching roll/flatten to each unique wind/wave conditions all the time. Working hard on understeering downwind in maneuvers. You may want to practice rudderless DW sailing if you get the chance Practice 2 Use old FJ sails today. The […]

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Practice Wednesday, 5-5-2021

LAUNCH COACH BOAT. Do NOT block accessway to ramp before getting the coach boat out first so we can launch it. Feel free to begin launching with 5-6 people as soon as possible. Wind might die on us, so we will launch the coach boat and get right out on the water.Normal warm-ups to start […]

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Practice Thursday 4-29-2021

Today will be our last day on the water this week. Tomorrow, I would like our varsity TR team to meet in my classroom after school to go over team racing.We will work on our Flying Junior handling for the teams competing this weekend, talk about that a bit and go out an execute some […]

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Race Day, Wednesday 4-28-2021

Scored Race Day. No Meeting, head right out ASAP. We may try a hybrid trapezoid course, maybe, maybe not. We’ll see. Otherwise we will do as many W/L fleet races as possible.Your goal for today is to set a goal or two as a team, work on them and then evaluate afterward your progress. 420 […]

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