Practice 1 Focus Today: Timing (rolling/switching/balancing) of body mechanics. This involves synchronicity with your partner.Practice 2 Focus: adjusting sail trim for shifting gears. Think about how/when to adjust sail trim on all points of sail to accommodate for wind and boat speed changes.Electric Slide: Do a full run of the E.S. all the way around […]Read more "Friday Practice 4-9-2021"
We will practice together today for the first half, and then possibly split up to allow FJ’s to practice team racing. Normal warm up, today 3-whistles is a down-speed double-tack.We will work on: practice starts mark roundings DW positioning Final Beat tactics For Team Racers, we will work on black chasing a 1-2 downwind, and […]Read more "Practice Thursday 4-8-2021"
Today we will have a scored RaceDay. NO MEETING. Go out as soon as you are ready. RULES On-the-water Judging is active ALL STARTS will be I-Flag (one-minute rule) RC will be 2,3, or 4 legs with offset and gate NO contact between boats without a protest 420 Coach boat 7 Chris M. Helena English […]Read more "RaceDay Wednesday 4-7-2021"
We are going to give it a shot. We may have the Magothy-easterly (see photo of wind prediction at 1500). Start with a Final-Beat Drill. Work on holding position, gaining a boat or 2, and if in the back of the fleet look to gain 2-3 boats. We will FTL in SNO, and round a […]Read more "Practice Tuesday 4-6-2021"
EVERYONE check your boat today (including FJ) before you go out: water in tanks. Report to me if you find water shroud chainplates and rings. MAKE SURE Yours are taped. tiller extension universal excess wear on any running rigging Practice 3 (tactics/strategy) today: Starting Strategy, Downwind leg tactics, gate rounding decision-making, tactics, and boat-handling. We […]Read more "Practice Monday 4-5-2021"
NO BUS RIDE TODAY. Please find your own ride to sailing.Due to high winds and cold temps, we will only sail 6 boats today as per below. Everyone else meet at the flagpole at 1530 for a team workout led by Coach Beckman, should be done by 1630 TR Boat handling practice and preparation for […]Read more "Practice Fridaddy, 4-2-2021"