Downwind Day: Freedom of the Fool Downwind sailing is a bit underrated and easy to gloss over: its easy, relatively comfortable, and can be a one-tack straight shot. Time to relax? No. There’s a lot more there than many sailors either notice, think about, or go after. Only the best (and most successful) teams approach […]Read more "Practice Friday, 2-28-2020"
Hi; Hace Viento! Due to X-treme conditions, we will work out as a team on campus today. That’s everyone. Please meet outside the weight room at 1520 dressed to work out. Practice today will be over by 1645.Read more "Practice Thursday 2-27-2020"
PRACTICE WEDNESDAY: Building on Monday, and Team Racing 101 Today we will continue to work on teamwork inside the boat, mostly still on upwind. Please work hard on the FTL & acceleration to a tack/stop-start drill. Our very first team race drill breaks it all down to “Beat your guy”. Your ONE goal today is […]Read more "Practice Wednesday 2-26-2020"
Hi; Given the forecast, we will meet on campus today at 3pm in Teel 302. Make-up run tomorrow. Tomorrow the wind forecast is much better. We will meet briefly here in Teel 302 and then workout as a team. If there’s time, we may spend a few minutes in the stands rooting the lacrosse team […]Read more "Practice Tuesday 2-25-2020"
Outlook for the Week (tentative) Based on the forecast for the week, we will Monday: Sail, or try to sail. If there is no wind, we will work on the boats more, and also do a dry-land crew training day Tuesday: MAKE-UP TEAM RUN. We will again try to sail tomorrow. If the forecast is […]Read more "Practice Monday 2-24-2020"
Team Meeting today. Should be done by 1600. Run tomorrow (weather looks good), then boat work, rigging, cleaning, etc. BRING RUNNING GEAR AND BOAT WORK GEAR TOMORROW.Read more "Practice Tueday 2-18-2020"