Canberra Coaching Day this weekend


This weekend the Canberra YMCA is hosting 10 Weta for a weekend of up skilling, racing and catching up.

I'm coming over from New Zealand to impart some Weta knowledge, and I've emailed the guys with some advance warning of what we are going to work on and even some homework! Check it out below

10am - meet at the club to go through rigging and set up - watch CK's rigging video for tips

11am - get on the water and set up a short race course.

Will be working on Starts, tacking and gybing, general boat handling.

starting -

and gybing

We will do 2 different drills
Warm up: 3 minute start and do a couple of normal races while we wait for everyone to get out and warm up.
Drill 1: 3 min start and a race where you have to do 5 tacks on the upwind and 5 gybes on the downwind and do that a couple of times.
Drill 2: 3 min start, very short races where I move the top mark around to make the start more important or make the top mark really short so that a good start is really important.

1pm - come in for lunch, talk about Weta boat speed techniques.
2pm - go out and set a slightly longer course, do normal racing, windward/leewards with a 3 minute start and I will follow around giving boat speed tips.
3.30pm - if the weather is good we can do a capsize drill.
4pm - come in and have some beers.

Club racing

Hope to see all you Aussie Weta sailors there!



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