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"
-Hoping to move many of the boats inside the marina today for the season. Ideally we carve out at least 10-12 spots so we can rig up inside the marina lot. Be careful of the trees when you roll your boat into the marina.. or just go around the ramp way. -Crew list below shows […]Read more "Practice Monday 3-4-2019"
Sail Trim/Weight Trim, Boat balance, Boat Prep Week Today we will work on slow/down-speed boat handling. This is where critical gains (and losses) are made. Overall we are still focusing on upwind sailing. Skipper/crew teamwork, balance and communication, using weight/sail trim is the key focus for today. After normal RS/Windsprint warm up. We will feature […]Read more "Practice Thursday 2-28-2019"
-Today we will work on the same things as yesterday (sail trim/weight trim = balance, and changing gears), and then we will do a final beat drill, starting with 11,10,9,8, etc. 420 coach boat 1 Mariner Fagan Ryan Wahba Regan King 2 Maddie Hawkins Rees Tindall Audrey Klepper 3 Sam Bruce Addi Harris Chase O’Malley […]Read more "Pratice Wednesday 2-27-2019"