420 Coach Boat(s) 1 2 3 4 5 Jack Audrey 6 Nate Julia 7 Ava Helena 8 Rees (?) Reese 9 10 Will John 11 12 Chris M. Kate OUT FJ 1 Zander Scarlett 2 Thomas Raam Gavin 3 Robby Lilly 4 Owen Alex 5 Kyle Lila 6 Chase ReganRead more "Practice, 5-13-2021"
Practice 1: Work on better downwind boat control and timing with your partner on tacks and gybes. Practice 2: Make SURE you under-trim the jibs out of a tack, and then sheet in smoothly as the boat accelerates. If you can’t point, often your jib trim is too tight and/or your mainsail trim isn’t tight […]Read more "Practice 5-11-2021"
LAUNCH COACH BOAT. Do NOT block accessway to ramp before getting the coach boat out first so we can launch it. Feel free to begin launching with 5-6 people as soon as possible. Wind might die on us, so we will launch the coach boat and get right out on the water.Normal warm-ups to start […]Read more "Practice Wednesday, 5-5-2021"
Announcements: Girls Regatta Wednesday Weekend upcoming (Girls in NY) Saturday at Gunpowder? Team Photo Baker Trophy All in 420’s Today. Normal Warm up with everyone TR Team: Work on 2,3,6/1,4,5 on DW, offset, and final beat. This is a critical, unstable combo. Video from last week’s Race Day: https://share.icloud.com/photos/04i_6uPbVYbephTRL4WJfBfgQ 420 Coach Boat 1 Zander Rees […]Read more "Practice Monday 5-3-2021"
Today will be our last day on the water this week. Tomorrow, I would like our varsity TR team to meet in my classroom after school to go over team racing.We will work on our Flying Junior handling for the teams competing this weekend, talk about that a bit and go out an execute some […]Read more "Practice Thursday 4-29-2021"
I need confirmation at practice today or sooner from those selected to go to the JV Regatta that you can go. Also, if it is not too windy, the JV Team sailing this weekend can sail FJ’s to get ready for tomorrow…… Final boathandling warm-up with everyone: normal stuff starts from stop 360/720 downspeed double-tack […]Read more "Practice Friday, 4-23-2021"
TR Practice TR starts with Black vs Red, Then Green vs. Blue 2 whistles STOP WHERE YOU ARE; Ill reset positions and balance, then start up again. Bump & Run/Clear Out Drill at 1st offset. When we get to the WM, form up in FTL groups of 3 Leader has 2 opponents behind, and tries […]Read more "Practice Monday 4-19-2021"
Team Race Practice: All about BALANCE & Communication Boats 1-6 will “practice around the course” in the following manner: Start: We will do a “real” start and either go with it or re-start. Work on your team starting timing. First Beat: Work on recognition->execution. Whistle-Stops-the-Game. when I blow 2 whistles, everyone has to stop exactly […]Read more "Practice Thursday 4-15-2021"
Practice 1: 420 boat control. Focus on fore-aft weight trim recognizing important differences between the Z and C 420’s. Simple wing-on to wing-on gybing downwind. Roll sharply but crew must counterbalance on new gybe. Watch this: https://www.instagram.com/p/BnpM579DDnY/?utm_source=ig_share_sheet&igshid=rh7djrskvh4g Practice 2: Understanding 420 jib trim upwind and how/when to use weather-sheeting: when to do it when not […]Read more "Practice Monday 4-12-2021"
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"