SEVERN SAILING TEAM BOAT BUILDING CHALLENGE OBJECTIVE: To shed boredom, CSA (computer screen addiction) and to show up your teammates by building the ass-kickingest wind-powered Kick-Ass Sail Car, as voted on by the team after proof of concept. What is kick-ass? More than a state of mind. Definition of kick-ass : strikingly or overwhelmingly tough, aggressive, powerful, […]Read more "SEVERN SAILING TEAM BOAT BUILDING CHALLENGE"
Greetings from Maine; As you all are painfully aware, athletics all over the country are suspended until further notice. Our district holds out hope, if things improve vastly, to hold regattas, maybe even the MD State Championship, sometime in May. For now, that seems like a remote thought, at best. Our focus now is on […]Read more "Practice this Week, 4-1 to 4-3"
Q: What is a Redneck Friday? A: When you take lunch break, and never return to work. “You might be a redneck if…” any of your front room pieces of furniture is inflatable. the family business requires a lookout. you put in a 40 hour week at Walmart, but don’t work there. you were ever […]Read more "Redneck Friday, 3-6-2020"
Please have answers (and I mean ready to go) for the questions in blue for our chalk talk this week. Video is below. Watch it. At the Marchiando TR in Boston, Tufts was smoked off the line by Bowdoin in their first round meeting… Bowdoin had a breakaway 1-2-3 with great balance off the line. […]Read more "Classroom TR Quiz for this week"
Team Introduction Team Questionnaire: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1z0NrF7gLrQOCEgXoRPc7DnW0JeTaC8ulloqIQ8uk_sY/edit#responses Team Email List (google groups): https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/severn-school-sailing-team Parent Email List (google groups): https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/severn-school-sailing-parents Permission to Drive FORM Fall MDISA Schedule Team Race Playbook Password & Username: username= playbook PW = Pl@y23ook! Website password for team pages: goSSDTRead more "Practice Wednesday 8/28/2019"
Sail Sand Point is an old seaplane hangar on the northern part of Lake Washington. The lake is locked, so there should be no discernible current. The water temperature is in the high 50’s. This is generally a light, maybe medium-air venue with afternoon thermals (from the city) which would be a northerly. Southerlies are […]Read more "Sail Sand Point Venue"
TR Basic Boat-handling/Crew Train Day Today we will work with new crews/skippers for the first part of practice. Drills will include basic tacking/gybing, and I want EVERYONE working on rolling the boat in tacks and gybes together. Addi/Andrea and Ryan will take out the second coach boat and help coach new crews. Please share information […]Read more "Practice 3-14-2019"
Rotations SI’s TIDES Tide is LOW Saturday at 1350 Tide is HIGH Saturday at 2013 WEATHER CHARTs of Sailing AreaRead more "San Diego TR OPS"
A few backwards tacks in 420’s 1-2 DrillRead more "Video from Practice Thursday 3-29"