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
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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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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 Team Takes Flight!
Exciting times ahead, the i420 is here on the Bay. Please consider trying out the International 420 this winter/spring/summer. https://www.usi420.org/ This is a great option for many youth sailors; the i420 is optimized for great sailing performance with a light, optimized hull, tapered spar, optimized foils, more rig tuning options, and an open rule on sails (sailors are … Continue reading i420 Team Takes Flight!