Lets Go Racing

Let’s Get Racing

Sun 7th / Sun 14th / Sun 21st June & Sun 13th / Sun 20th September starting 0900hrs

This is open to all members; cadets and adults who are interested in learning and improving simple racing skills. Each Sunday will start with a short technical classroom input, followed by a briefing for the on the water activity including the likely conditions. There will be support on the water with experienced club members ready to sail with or work alongside course members (for single-handers). Some of the topics that will be covered are: effective rigging, simple starting, using the tide and sailing in windier conditions. This programme is open to all classes of boats. The club dinghies will be available.

Get Ready to Race Saturdays

Saturdays 4th & 18th April at 1400hrs

These afternoons are set around sailors needs and interests and will often be shaped around the tide and wind conditions on the day. The sessions will look at better boat handling / starting practice / mark rounding and sailing in tidal conditions / making good use of waves.

The sessions will be supported by briefing and debriefing sessions / video recording / close on the water coaching.  Further sessions will be arranged later in the season – please ask Training Committee for dates