TR PRACTICE a Few 3-minute practice starts, then Starts to mark 2. DW RED 1,4,6 to mark 3, repeat Work on: timing/teamwork at start upwind balance on first beat DW what to do in a 1,4,6 or 2,3,5 420 1 Coach boat 2 3 4 5 6 Charlie Granitto 7 Zander King Benj Damon […]Read more "Practice Thursday 9-27-2018"
We’re ON. Race Day #2 today to add to Monday’s scores. Please just RIG & Go. 420 1 Mariner Fagan Ryan Wahba Coach boat 2 Maddie Hawkins Rees Tindall 3 Caroline Bayless Abby Tindall 4 Sam Bruce Addi Harris Charlie Granitto 5 Jordan Bruce Andrea Riefkohl 6 Owen Hennessey Marcus Adam 7 Zander […]Read more "Practice Wednesday 9-26-2018"
We will add today’s race scores onto yesterday’s results for a two-day Race Day total for this week. JV team will rotate crews today to give everyone a chance to sail in a race. No meeting just head out. You will have 5-10 minutes to practice on your own before the races begin. Please use […]Read more "Practice Tuesday 9-25-2018, Race Day Part 2"
Excellent sailing today in a big E-SE wind 9-17 knots. Lots of competitive sailing and lead changes. Great job by boat 4 both upwind and downwind; I think the passed boats downwind in at least 2 of the 3 races they won.Read more "Race Day Results 9-24-2018"
LAUNCH OTHER COACH BOAT……….. PLAN FOR WEEK MON Nice breeze today (I hope) So…………..Race Day today and likely tomorrow. TUES Race Day scores continuing from Monday. WED-FRI TR DRILLS/ boat handling and situational drills / Black vs Red / FJ for varsity Weekend […]Read more "Practice 9/24/2018-Monday"
I was thinking during practice how nice it would be to have a scoring program that automatically calculated final beat drill results. Coach K mentioned this to Sam Bruce…… and wha-la. Thank you, Sam! Great job to Boats 1, 11, and 3 today for double-digit +/- ratio. Excellent practice today with a lot of opportunities […]Read more "DW/Final Beat Practice Results, Thursday 9/20"
Final Beat / Downwind Gate Day for Whole Team : TEAM COMMUNICATION, focus, boat-handling, & TACTICS Things to work on: keeping options open downwind as much as possible, and communicating about favored gate/favored next side, etc.. Do all this while sailing fast and in clear air downwind. mark roundings & positioning boat handling. Don’t be […]Read more "Practice Thursday 9-20-2018"
This race day was run in what started as a brisk northerly, 8-13 knots. 4 races sailed in all 12 z420’s. After the first race, the breeze died down and became very unstable. Course was a bit longer than usual which left a lot of room for picking sides, and gains to be made along […]Read more "Race Day Results 9-18-2018"
Warm up together tack/gybe. Focus on FJ balance and boat handling. then split up. Varsity: Team Race Day JV: Team Race practice day -Pig in middle Upwind to Mark 1 in groups of 3. Then s same group of 3 goes P.I.M. to mark 3. FUN! Everyone has to be the Pig once. -2 on […]Read more "Practice Wednesday, 9-19-2018"
Watching weather. Plan is to sail today, but keep checking. If weather rolls in we will meet in Teel 302 instead of sailing. Today is an all-team scored Race Day. We will attempt to get substitutes in. NO Meeting; just rig and get out on the water ASAP. Tomorrow: Team Race Day (we have an […]Read more "Practice Tuesday, 9-18-2018"