Optimist sailor and parents meeting Sunday 26th April

Hi All. On Sunday 26th April we have our annual sailor and parents meeting. This meeting is to inform those of you that are hoping to take part in the Sunday morning training of which the first block starts on Sunday 3rd May, on what is expected of the sailors and the parents. We cannot run the Sunday morning training without help from parents, it doesn’t matter if you have…

Spinnaker Topper Open 19th April

The Spinnaker Sailing Club Topper Open takes place on Sunday 19th April 2015. Registration is from 0830 to 0930 with a Sailors’ Briefing at 0940. Entry fee is £15 payable on the day. There will be four races arranged in two pairs with a break for lunch and there will be separate prizes for the 4.2 and 5.3 fleets. This is the first of the Rooster Sailing Southern Topper Traveller…

Youth double-handed session 1

The scene was set for a full days training in the club RS Fevas. However, we were greeted with zero wind. In a hope for a couple of knots to fill in, we focused on boat prep and rigging (especially the rigging and setting of asymmetrics). We then focused on light wind sailing techniques and spent the remainder of the day attempting to practice roll tacking and sailing “fat” upwind…….

Spinnaker’s Jake Farren-Price tops GBR team at Laser 4.7 Worlds, Euros in Hungary

Spinnaker’s Jake Farren-Price tops GBR team at Laser 4.7 Worlds, Euros in Hungary Jake Farren-Price came 19th in the Laser 4.7 World Championships and 15th in the European Championships, which were this year a combined event, at Lake Balaton in Hungary in July. Jake was the highest-placed GBR sailor. Full results at: http://www.balatonlaserworlds2013.com/files/7713/7405/4598/World_U16_Championship_final_results-boys-full_OK.pdf and http://www.balatonlaserworlds2013.com/files/5913/7405/4526/European_U16_Championship_final_results-boys-full2_OK.pdf

Laser training

Dear Laser Owner, Ahead of the Laser Open at Spinnaker a coaching day has been organised at the Club. This is to take place on Saturday 23rd March and Matt Reid has kindly offered to provide the coaching. As most of you probably know, Matt is one of the top Laser sailors in the country and we are extremely fortunate to have this opportunity. The plan is to gather at…