Team Race Prep Day warm up with normal boat handling drills final beat passback/balance drill (short leg) downwind Pig in middle — upwind pig in middle 420’s 2 on 2 Last boat loses FJ practice a few races, or legs of races. Weekend TR teams make a point to get in the boat with each […]Read more "Practice Tuesday 10-29-2019"
Team Race Practice Work on starts/stops, penalty turns, and slowing down downwind in warm ups. 420’s will warm up with us, and then so simple 2 on 2 team races and/or fleet races. Red/Black will work on offset legs final beats a few full team races z420 Coach Boat 1 2 3 4 Nick Garcia […]Read more "Practice Thursday 10-24-2019"
Team Race-oriented Boat handling work on boat control, stops/starts, and if you get out early try some pig-in-middle Red vs. Black team races… 420’s 2 on 2 team race: Blue v. Green z420 Coach Boat 1 Charlie Granitto 2 Chris Sixbey 3 4 Nick Garcia Brooke Arnold Coach Boat 2 5 Ben Saunders 6 7 […]Read more "Practice Wednesday 10-23-2019"
Goals focus on RED team for communication, teamwork, balance, and putting it together as a group. focus on CREW involvement in team racing calls. I will try several TR combinations of skippers, crews, etc. We are bringing 10 sailors to the MDISA Qualifier. I would like to try a few normal varsity skippers as RED […]Read more "Practice Tuesday 10-22-2019"
We are ON for today! One thing I noticed this weekend at St. Mary’s College is how diligent their sailors are in taking care of their boats. We do not have that same level of care. I went down to check on the boats last night because of all the rain, and one FJ dolly […]Read more "Practice Monday 10/21/2019"
Friday Practice FIRST. do NOT put any boats outside our fence. Bring the coach boat over to the ramp so we can launch it. SECOND, we must de-rig 5 & 6 today and flip them over for repairs. THIRD, Vanimals, please go to the athletic field house and get our tent for this weekend, leave […]Read more "Friday Practice 10-18-2019"
Today we will focus on heavy-air sailing and crews, potentially trying several HA crews with different people. One particular goal for today is for our top skippers to identify HA crews that they work most effectively with. IF the wind abates enough, we will switch to a more normal skipper/crew arrangement. Be advised, if the […]Read more "Practice Thursday 10-17-2019"