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Members Day

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22 Apr 10:00 to 17:00

Members Day

An exciting new initiative for 2017smiley

It is time to blow away the cobwebs from winter and get yourself down to the club for a fantastic day of FREE activities aimed at getting you on the water in 2017. The outline structure for the day is as follows:-

 

Time

Shoreside activities

On the water activities

10.00

Welcome, introduction, and overview of the exciting developments and initiatives for 2017

 

10.30

Everything you ever wanted to know about foils. Phil Milanes is one of the foremast, if not the foremast, foil designer in the world and we are delighted that he has agreed to present a workshop on foils.This will include how to maintain and repair your foils so if you have a damaged foil please bring it along.

Free help, coaching, and advice in your own boat or with free hire of a club 420 as part of our Super Saturday initiative. One of our Super Saturday coordinators will be on hand to help you get on the water every Saturday from 22nd April until the end of September.

 

11.30

Boat Speed. Jochem Visser started as a One-design sailor in the Netherlands and quickly acquired multiple World, European and National titles as a driver and tactician followed by a win in the Admirals Cup in 1999. Famous for his skills to make his boats just a bit faster he was quickly nicknamed "The Boatspeed Doctor".  Jochem is very busy around the world so we are delighted that he has made some time to share some of the secrets of how to make your boat go faster.

 

12.30

FREE LUNCH

 

13.15

Introduction to pursuit racing. Paul Kimmens will provide a short introduction to pursuit racing

 

14.15

 

The 1st race of the RNLI pursuit series with on the water coaching from our Super Saturday co-ordinators

16.15

Tea/Coffee closing remarks and Free Raffle (you have to be there to win)

 

We hope you can join us on the day.

To help with catering please register your intention by going to the website home page and clicking 'Yes' on the poll question 'Are you coming to the members day on Saturday April 22nd?'.

If you require any further information please contact the Sailing Secretary, Paul Kimmens, 07788 299788, pkdj@sky.com

 

 

 

 

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