Category: Training

Training related posts

Vento Solare featured in North Sails News

There is a great picture of Vento Solare from the 2019 Ida Lewis Distance Race on the lead in to the North Sails News with an article How to Improve Your Tacks.  It is posted below for your reading pleasure. HOW TO IMPROVE YOUR TACKS Prioritizing Your Upwind Technique Can Make Or Break Your Race …

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Plan B – Sailing Starts for 2020

When “Plan A” fell apart with the Navy Marina restricting boat access until 1 June, we had to find another way to go sailing.  A little sleuthing in Newport found that there were slips available for the month of May in downtown Newport.  On Tuesday 5 May, Spirit and Vento Solare had a pleasurable sail on …

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A Preview of Things to Come

I’ve been wrestling with failures on some of the original Nexus instruments this year.  First the wind sensor and electronic compass, then one of the Multi-control displays on the sprayhood.  Rather than continue to bandaid fixes on obsolete parts, I’ve decided it is time to make the jump and upgrade the instruments to a full …

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