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420-Racing Session 4

Monday, August 8, 2016 - Friday, August 19, 2016
Ages 12-17 · Co-Ed
Annisquam Yacht Club 17 River Road GloucesterMA  01930
Monday, August 8, 2016 - Friday, August 19, 2016
Ages 12-17 · Co-Ed
Annisquam Yacht Club 17 River Road GloucesterMA  01930

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420-Racing Session 4

Aug 08 - Aug 19

Ages 12-17

Annisquam Yacht Club

Starting at

$900.00

Meeting Dates

From Aug 08, 2016 to Aug 19, 2016

About This Activity

420 – 1 Advanced - Beginner Racer Eligibility The 420-1 course is open to all children of appropriate age and skill regardless of their membership status at AYC. 420 Racing is intended for students who have the skill and interest in a competitive racing experience, participate in local and travel regattas, as well as competitive tennis matches. Sailing The 420 Racers program is intended to be available only for participants who meet all of the criteria and are selected by the coaches to participate. That is, participants may indicate their interest to participate in 420 Racers, but acceptance will be made after review and approval by the coaches. Curriculum will focus on boat handling, racing rules, tactics and strategy. Sailors are encouraged to participate in local and travel regattas throughout the summer. 420 Racers will be able to rig their boat independently for different conditions, adjusting the sail accordingly. Boat handling skills will focus on sail trim, body position, roll tacking and gybing, and control of the speed of the boat. Furthermore, sailors will be able to set, douse, and gybe a spinnaker in all conditions. A practical and working understanding of the Racing Rules will be required, including the process of protesting and accepting penalties. Tactics and strategies demonstrated include starting, finishing, upwind and down-wind sailing techniques, sailing in a lane/clean air, mark rounding, current, and shifts. An introduction to team racing will also be part of the curriculum. Tennis Tennis,will focus on competitive play, shot improvement, advanced strategy, and consistency of game. Regular participation in/leadership of Monday Night Teen Tennis Series is highly encouraged for this group. Schedule Monday-Friday 420 1 11:30 - 12:30 Lunch 12:30-1:30 Tennis 1:30 - 4:30 Sailing

Organizer Info

  • Annisaquam Yacht Club Junior Programs

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