Notes Today and tomorrow are: 23, FRI International Day of Sign Languages 24 SAT National Family Health & Fitness Day USA 24 SAT National Ghost Hunting Day Goal tuning boats for more wind heavier air boathandling Practice normal warm ups a few upwinds and downwinds may end early today 420 1 Thomas Sitzmann Scarlett Harris […]Read more "Practice Friday, 9-23-2022"
Notes Weekend sailors need to get PINNIES! You have to go to Mr. Domenech’s office…. tomorrow Goal to get our weekend sailors spooled up on FJ sailing Practice 1: Boat handling at all levels, especially balance & weight trim intuitive adjustments Practice 2: FJ sail trim is different than c420…. Practice FTL Upwinds… FJ’s and […]Read more "Practice Wednesday 9-7-2022"
Practice Today Change immediately into running gear. Then, start rigging your boats as per below, and get as much done rigging as you can before I arrive. We will then do the run. We will launch a coach boat before launching sailboats On the water we will do simple upwind tacking and downwind gybing drills […]Read more "Practice Friday 9-2-2022"
NOTES Until further notice we will haul boats in stages of 2. No more ramp cluster-bombs. I will normally call an audible out on the water near practices end, detailing whom goes in first. In the absence of that, you will strictly haul boats in sail number order. No exceptions. We will haul the leaking whaler […]Read more "Practice Friday, 3-11-2022"
Notes Rig/Check up on all FJ’s Dress warmly It is chilly today, but tomorrow may be no wind, so it’ll be good to sail in the FJ at least once Need to know if you can sail the weekend of 19-20 March; There is a good chance we will send a younger TR team to […]Read more "Practice Wednesday 3-9-2022"
Team Race Practice Practice: -warm up normally -Team Race Theme: We are looking for team, especially crew, communication/leadership and active involvement in defining our team race strategies. Today will be 2 on 2 in drills. -Will set up either a box course or a narrow lazy digital N –2 on 2 Balance Drill to a […]Read more "Practice Tuesday 3-8-2022"
Admin Notes: -it will be chillier today, dress warmly -one more plug for the regatta on 12 March. -Boat 7 needs a tennis ball. Check boat 4’s centerboard bolt (in fact check all centerboard bolts to see if they are at all loose or leaking while sailing) Yesterday: -great job yesterday overall with focus. I […]Read more "Practice, World Day of Prayer, 2022"
NOTE: There is a Varsity regatta @ DC Sail on Saturday 12 March. This is the first Saturday of Spring Break. I am traveling that weekend, but if anyone wants to do this regatta please let me know ASAP. You’d have to find your own transportation and we’d need, of course, a minimum of 4 […]Read more "Practice Thursday 3-3-2022"
ADMIN STUFF -if no wind, we will raise pins up 1 full step. If there’s time, we will then rig jibs, then measure rakes to make sure all boats are close to the same rake as similar pin positions. -I am hoping the other coach boat trailer tire will be fixed. If so, I’d like […]Read more "Practice Wednesday, 3-2-2022"
Rabbit Rabbit STUFF TO DO BEFORE/AFTER PRACTICE -Need to rig and be able to launch Boat 12. Not sure what the status is there, but let’s get that boat ready ASAP -We will keep the shroud pins where they are for today and give them another look as it is supposed to be just a […]Read more "Practice Tuesday 3-1-2022"