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"
5-11 knot southerly, that went SW pretty quickly. Typical Magothy River conditions, with some noticeable sheer, along with decent sized holes, and the occasional puff. Windshifts were not predictable but they were very important to act upon. The boats that were set up well at the start (with clear air and the ability to tack, […]Read more "Race Day Results 2-28-2018"
Notes Boats turn easier Much more responsive sheeting angles different get used to the headboard problem/inverted batten sail downwind with less heel, and maybe less board in water than normal if you’re going DW in flat water ease vang in light air, but not too much upwind. Sail has a narrow groove; fast is attainable […]Read more "St Mary’s Practice 11/1/2017"
Each of the 3 races comes in 3 parts (3 videos per race) RACE 1 RACE 2 RACE 3Read more "Friday Drone TR Play Day"