ADMIN begin de-rigging 420’s 1,2,3,4,5,6… PRACTICE Practice Starts. We will work on starting on a tight line, pin favored, boat favored, etc. Coaches will also play the role of judge below the line. I will release a few starts to a weather mark to a finish line. This will place emphasis on getting a good […]
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ADMIN Launch Coach Boats We will have OPTIONAL practice tomorrow after school (it’s a half-day)…. have lunch then come down if you want. Starting Thursday, we will make our final push for fleet racing practice. Hope everyone can make it we need a bunch of boats on the water. Practice we will have an open […]
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ADMIN HAUL both Whalers at end of practice PRACTICE FJ’s have launch priority… please all go right out as quickly and as soon as you can to work on whatever you need to. Do not wait for me/no meeting before practice. Both coach boats focus on 3 on 3 TR today, and final boat-handling practice. […]
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ADMIN CHECK YOUR BOATS FOR POTENTIAL BREAKDOWNS! PRACTICE 420’s do a 2-on-2 TR Boat handling for TR More practice starts; if the start is good/close, we will keep going to at least mark 1 (like yesterday). Maybe some different combinations in the boats to practice with different people. 420 1 OUT 2 Emma 3 Lila […]
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ADMIN LAUNCH Admirals ASAP MED FORMSS for traveling sailors… not all are in: Jed, Kyle, Ella May, Lilly, Scarlett and Ava HAVE turned theirs in. Slow burn to shut down sailing; we will likely not need 6-7 420’s anymore, so as the days go by, we can start de-rigging boats 1-7 slowly. PRACTICE 420’s have […]
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ADMIN need help launching laser foil and towing over to my house. Likely after practice most definitely haul Admirals at end of practice. PRACTICE Final details practice starts. Cone Drill. This continuously running drill focuses on tactics at the “top of the cone”, especially the importance of ducking a starboard boat to gain leverage and […]
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ADMIN will load Waszp box in my truck today If it’s at all windy, maybe we rig the Laser Foil so we can swap in/out of it. PRACTICE Warm up with acceleration from slow and stop FTL stop/starts. Make sure you are close/bow-to-stern some “normal” practice starts. Evaluate your own strategy and its execution Box […]
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ADMIN check 420 sails for wear/tear make sure your boat is dry Laser FOIL must go back to my house, along with Waszp box PRACTICE several practice starts. We will attempt to anchor the whaler to create a more realistic starting line. Today we will work on final beat. If the wind is steady we […]
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ADMIN Launch Admirals PRACTICE Normal warm-ups Today will be the last day of one-fleet sailing. This is a short week, with NO PRACTICE on Friday. Today we will work on 2 things: Mark Roundings & Excelling in Congestion. This will be mostly at the start, mark-roundings, and dw lanes. We will do some practice starts, […]
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ADMIN Haul Admirals at end of practice, no fail. PRACTICE moderate/breezy boat-handling focus today. We will practice rain or shine. I will set up a typical race course, and possibly move marks around some to require you to keep re-evaluating the fastest course around them. Those on the coach boat will have an opportunity to […]
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