Today we will finalize boathandling and do a few full-length team races. NYCC Keep updated on the weather. Looks breezy (and raining) on Sunday as well now. NE on Sat 10-15, S-SW 10-20 on Sunday Check out boats, sails, and discuss them read our playbook on the way down, and GO OVER THE CALL BOOK! […]Read more "Practice Plan 4/28 & Notes for TR Districts"
Team Race Practice (420’s please sail 2 on 2 team races today) Before I Get Out Drills Mark 1 Three Boat Drill: Sail upwind on the starboard layline in a pig-in-the-middle formation. trap the pig. generally warm up Today: Offsets & Downwind FTL into the first offset leg in the following combos: 1,2,3,4,5,6 1,2,3,4,5,6 1,2,3,4,5,6 […]Read more "Practice Plan Wednesday 4/27/2016"
FJ Sailing The boat is a little like an airplane. If it’s not moving forward, it’s dying. Lift is everything. Make sure you have some way on, and recognize the fact that starts and stops are very different in this boat. When faced with a header, don’t hesitate to tack, or not. The boat stalls […]Read more "Practice Notes 4/26/2016"
FJ’s -decent breeze boat handling -practice starts -FTL First Beats -FTL Final Beats -A few all-the-way through races 420’s -try some 2 on 2 team racing if possibleRead more "Practice 4-26-2016"
Work on FJ boat-Handling today -stops/starts/ tacking/gybing TR Drills -Mark 1 Drill -DW Trap or Die at mark 3 -practice starts -upwind recognition drill FTL starts and whistle stops/repositioning Remember to look over and study the Call BookRead more "Practice Monday 4-25"
Hi; THIS WEEKEND Successful weekend for our sailing team! Yesterday at the SCC JV Regatta, the team of Jack/Sophie Peter/Blake …won the regatta! (See attached results). Today at the competitive DC Sail Varsity Regatta, we had an all-freshman team, and although the results are still not in, our team did a great job overall, highlighted […]Read more "Weekend Results and Upcoming Week"
We will warm up with everyone together, then the 6 TR boats as per below will break off and practice alone. Warm ups -rabbit start windsprints. -stops/starts -down wind gybes. FTL, then round mark to start drill. Team Race -Mark 3, 1-4-6 Trap or Die -Practice Starts. -A few live team racesRead more "Practice Plan Tuesday 4/19/2016"
Hi; We buried last weekend’s event. From here on out, it will only serve as a positive motivator. If you are interested in the quote I read from Michael Herr, let me know. Talked about what we learned from the sailing that can make us better. My observations: Far better and more aggressive boathandling. We […]Read more "Monday Meeting Summary 4/18/2016"
STANDING RACE!Read more "Video, 4/14/2016"
Final Boat handling -starts/stops -Rabbit start windsprints -Downwind boat handling -maybe some video Fun Races Go inRead more "Practice Thursday 4-14-2016"