I won’t be able to be there till 1545. Please derig all boats. Make sure the 420 masts and booms are stacked neatly and separate from the FJ. Do NOT put 420 sails in the shed till the very last moment; also, 420 rudders/tillers must be easily accessible. FJ’s are brought out to the lot […]Read more "Boat BKD Today"
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"
Hi; one protest still to be heard. Great work to all of you. Every team had a top-6 finish, not easy in our competitive fleet. We will hear the protest tomorrow before practice. For the rest of the week we will work on boat handling positioning downwind startingRead more "Race Day Results (protest pending)"
As mentioned on Tuesday, Race Day results (below) will accumulate next week to determine who starts for us at the League Championship. We will finish this off early in the week so we can switch to training in FJ’s. Notes: Left paid off… until it didn’t. Hope you noticed that I kept moving the starting […]Read more "Race Day Cumulative Results 9/20/2017"
Race Day Boat handling was average/below average for all Need to roll tack far later, almost all the time. You have to work on timing. Start the turn slow, but then speed it up as the boat slows, and then roll hard and late. Skippers MUST roll more. Crews can’t do it by themselves. The […]Read more "Race Day Results 9-19-2017"
Team; Here are the teams I’d like for the upcoming 3 events. Please let me know if for some reason you cannot make these. Also, below, are our starting boat assignments. These, as you know, are not etched in stone. We have a lot of great potential and talent on this team, and that talent […]Read more "Varsity Team & Teams for Upcoming Weekend"
Tuesday — Southerly 4-12 knots, lots of ups and downs, and shifts. Breeze trended right today with one very big right favored beat, if not two. We did direct-swap rotation so most teams had a new skipper/crew each race. Crew and Skipper results are below. That wasn’t easy to add up. Decent sailing today. Observations: […]Read more "Practice Notes 9-5-2017"