Hi Wind is gusty today: NO FJ’s or JV Sailing on the water today. ALL 420’s will be sailing and have launch priority. Assuming the whalers don’t start, I’d like to haul both of them at the end of practice tonight. we will warm up with the 12 boats with winidsprints, then go right to […]Read more "Practice Friday 3-15"
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"
Today: We will start with some normal warm up drills. make sure all 12 z420’s are sailable. bring both extra boats in. Send trailer back out to lot. Make sure we have all 12 rudders, tillers, extensions, sails, etc. ALL 12 boats are being sailed on Friday. Check all universals, etc. for function TR PRACTICE […]Read more "Practice Wednesday 3-13"
Practice Today and ROW. Today: Race Day. This will be an evaluative race day. Please head right out, and practice as you wish if you get out early. I will not wait for late/slow boats. I am going to set the start pretty far down the river today, maybe almost to the condos. We are […]Read more "Practice Tueday 3-12"
I will be a little late to practice today. Please rig up and head out. I will follow shortly. Extras head out in the whaler. I will start both boats so wait for me. Also, could you please take that 420 (gently) off of the trailer that’s near our shed, and put it on the […]Read more "Practice Monday 3-11"
Race Day. No meeting, just head out; all in 420’s. If other coach boat isn’t working we will have extras on dock today, with only 1-2 in the coach boat. Dress warm/drysuits required, please ALL wear wool or similar hats. 420 coach boat 1 Mariner Fagan Ryan Wahba 2 Marcus Adam Benj Damon Chase O’Malley […]Read more "Practice 3-6-2019"
LIGHT AIR Stops/Starts / Downspeed acceleration, mark rounding day, Maybe some starts. Today we will work on stopping/starting. This skill is vital before the start and in team racing. The goal is to execute an acceleration as quickly as possible, without losing too much upwind height. This is another “feel” part of sailing where the […]Read more "Practice Tuesday 3-5-2019"