Practice Friday 9-9-2022

Notes finalize details for teams traveling to regattas this weekend Goal Learn better starting tactics/strategy Practice rapid-repeat 2 minute starts. starts/stops different line sizes/favored ends 420 1 Thomas Sitzmann Scarlett Harris OUT 2 Robby Meek Lilly Baker Mackenzie Getz 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Chris McCollum John Szynal 10 Julia Hlousek Annie Lapides […]

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Practice Thursday 9-8-2022

Notes Hope you have your pinnie. Goal Tack & gybe better by the end of practice Thinking ahead in sailboat racing Practice Will attempt to video each team tacking & Gybing as best as possible Rabbit starts tacking: roll shoulders out, go back to climb the ladder with one hand on the rail, twist, then […]

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Practice Wednesday 9-7-2022

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 […]

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Practice Tuesday 9-6-2022

Practice NOTES Bring all boats into parking lot by end of practice RIG UP ALL FJ’s before we leave tonight. Check, make sure we have all parts clean up tiny house a bit more Driver permissions forms make sure dollies are brought back into parking lot This is a short week; we will get our […]

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Practice Friday 9-2-2022

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 […]

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Practice Wednesday, 8-31

Hi, THIS WEEK Wednesday: FIRST TEAM MEETING will be at 1510 in TEEL 302, my classroom for our season introduction/meet new people/expectations/etc. Then, we will go to the BG shed to retrieve our masts & load them on our trailer. Next we ALL go to the Boat Park for a tour/introduction, team run route tour, […]

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Practice Thursday 5-26-2022

ADMIN begin de-rigging 420’s 1,2,3,4,5,6… PRACTICE Practice Starts. We will work on starting on a tight line, pin favored, boat favored, etc. Coaches will also play the role of judge below the line. I will release a few starts to a weather mark to a finish line. This will place emphasis on getting a good […]

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Practice Tuesday 5-24-2022

ADMIN Launch Coach Boats We will have OPTIONAL practice tomorrow after school (it’s a half-day)…. have lunch then come down if you want. Starting Thursday, we will make our final push for fleet racing practice. Hope everyone can make it we need a bunch of boats on the water. Practice we will have an open […]

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Practice Thursday 5-19-2022

ADMIN HAUL both Whalers at end of practice PRACTICE FJ’s have launch priority… please all go right out as quickly and as soon as you can to work on whatever you need to. Do not wait for me/no meeting before practice. Both coach boats focus on 3 on 3 TR today, and final boat-handling practice. […]

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Practice Wednesday, 5-18-2022

ADMIN CHECK YOUR BOATS FOR POTENTIAL BREAKDOWNS! PRACTICE 420’s do a 2-on-2 TR Boat handling for TR More practice starts; if the start is good/close, we will keep going to at least mark 1 (like yesterday). Maybe some different combinations in the boats to practice with different people. 420 1 OUT 2 Emma 3 Lila […]

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