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Club Dinghy Coaching Weekend

7 April

www.axeyachtclub.co.uk

The coaching weekend has been designed for dinghy sailors who want to get more out of their boats and improve their racing experience. The weekend will be best suited to those who have at least one seasons sailing under their belts.

The programme is split up into multiple sessions and people can pick and choose which areas they wish to take part in.The programme is presented below, in order to understand how popular sessions will be and to allow the instructors to plan the sessions please use the booking options.

Saturday 7th April – HW 1118 / 2.9m

Time

Option 1

Option 2

0930 – 1300

Boat handling skills under sail:

Picking up a mooring,

MOB recovery,

Anchoring,

Coming alongside a moored boat,

Sailing backwards.

Using asymmetric spinnakers:

Rigging the sail,

Launching,

Powering up and trimming,

Gybing,

Recovery.

1300 – 1400

Lunch

1400 - 1445

Preparing your boat for ease of sailing and performance:

Rigging,

Sail set,

Sail trim.

1500 – 1530

Teamwork in crewed boats –the helm steers the boat, but the teamwork wins the race! The role of the crew as information provider, tactician and sail handler.

Sunday 8th April – HW 1203 / 2.6m

Time

Option 1

Option 2

0915 - 1000

Upwind sailing:

Windshifts,

Tides.

Mark rounding:

The windward mark,

The leeward mark.

1100 – 1300

Club races – video taken.

1400 – 1445

What can we learn from the race – coaching points from some of the video clips.

1445 – 1515

Sailors Question Time – questions arising from the weekend or on matters concerning Club racing.

Booking

Option 1 Saturday 0930 - 1300 Boat Handling Skills Under Sail - £0.00

Option 2 Saturday 0930 - 1300 Using Asymmetric Spinnakers - £0.00

Saturday 1400 - 1445 Boat Prep - £0.00

Saturday 1500 - 1530 Teamwork - £0.00

Sunday 0915 - 1000 Option 1 Upwind Sailing - £0.00

Sunday 0915 - 1000 Option 2 Mark Rounding - £0.00

Sunday 1100 - 1300 Club Races - £0.00

Sunday 1400 - 1445 What we can learn from the race - £0.00

Sunday 1445 - 1515 Sailors Question Time - £0.00

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