Practice Plan Wednesday 4/27/2016

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
  • FTL into Downwind leg in the same combos as above
  • We may do a few races start to finish

Downwind team racing requires:

  • excellent boat control, and acceleration
  • great team communication
  • fleet race when possible
  • know when you have clear air and when you don’t


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