Hi LIGHTER WINDS TACKING Great job sailing. We had some fun team racing too... Here are some videos of you all. You may want to compare yourself to the photos below: https://share.icloud.com/photos/0UAke1J0yFXLOIXMUTMDAvxJA We focused on tacking today, and added the "double-tack" as an added item. Everyone made improvements, but we can be a LOT better. … Continue reading Sunday 1/10/2021 Optimist Practice
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Saturday i420 Practice video/photos
Optimist Practice 12-12-2020
What a beautiful day! NOTESToday was surprisingly choppy (very) with fairly large changes in breeze strength. This meant that sailors should definitely be prepared to SHIFT GEARS almost all the time. Gear shifting while racing includes mainsheet trim body/weight trim and technique (downwind we need a fair amount of work) changing "modes" from pinchy, to … Continue reading Optimist Practice 12-12-2020
Practice Sunday 12/6/2020
Perfect 9-17 knot NW wind and sunny skies greeted our team today at the new S1D Youth Sailing Team venue at Annapolis Sailing School. i420 training today consisted of boat-handling/body technique focus, along as always with sail trim and tuning. Teams started in Area A and then decided to head out to Area B for … Continue reading Practice Sunday 12/6/2020
Saturday 12-5-2020 It Begins!
Wow what a day to begin! www.cbyst.com ....Way to go! Overall, it was amazingly cool to see i420's ripping up the harbor today in 15-35 knots of wind.Thanks to Coach Matt Peter (USNA Ass't Intercollegiate Coach) for coming out today, and for joining our team! It was a little much today for normal training, so we had a few … Continue reading Saturday 12-5-2020 It Begins!
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Great news:We officially now have a new home! We are going to sail out of Annapolis Sailing School. I am bringing 2 i420's over to the site today (and maybe on particular Optimist). 2 more coming very soon (all training boats and available for sale or charter) and I believe that the O'Malley boat will … Continue reading News 12/2/2020
S1D C&I 420 Clinic Progress
Saturday, May 30, 2020 Six competitive teams are here this weekend at the S1D Magothy venue, training in 420's with Coach Lior Lavie and Tom Sitzmann. We're into day 2 of the S1D "C&I" 420 Clinic, and things are going great. Had a few bumps getting all the boats rigged, and one team didn't have … Continue reading S1D C&I 420 Clinic Progress
i420/c420/ optimist open training day @ Severna Park Practice
Great day of sailing this Sunday, with an easterly wind, 6-17 knots, beautiful all day. We had one Optimist out training and trying a new sail design, and 2 i420's out doing drills with Coach Brady. We also had 2 c420's show up and rig up, getting everything ready for the next practice day. Videos/photos: … Continue reading i420/c420/ optimist open training day @ Severna Park Practice