17 Perry Rd
Newport, RI 02841
Please be at the dock on time to stow gear and a quick brief so we can be out on the water at 2:00pm.
Those without Navy Base access (JV, Matt & Allie) meet at Newport Nautical at 1:30pm and we’ll coordinate a ride in the gate (Eric, Mary or Brenda will pick you up).
Leave dock @ 2:00pm sharp.
Eric here – New website training in progress…have beerd aboard…Mary has something wicked I think..i have chips….others??…dress for conditions and be ready to look great! Block and tackling drill just like football…start acceleration…blocking port sharks and preventing leeward hooks…upwind and down wind rounding without spin…then add that thing called the spinnaker.
–Practice upwind settings, tacks, calling wind and shifts, crew communications, jib trim and inhaul settings
–Spinnaker sets, jybes, downwind settings, crew communications
–Dust off the cob webs and instruct new crew on Vento Solare race routine
Using One Design Class Sails
Be at Navy Marina Slip A49 - Sun April 29th @ 1:30PM
Post # 531