Crew Practice

April 29, 2018 @ 1:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Boat Location:
Navy Marina Slip A49
17 Perry Rd
Newport, RI 02841
Bill Kneller
Crew Practice @ Navy Marina Slip A49 | Newport | Rhode Island | United States

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 EDT

Crew Color Codes: Green crew is confirmed. Yellow crew need to verify with Skipper. Red does not crew for event. White crew position assignment not made yet and tally as Maybe - need to verify with Skipper.
 Name Position AssignmentAvailable Crew Comment
Allie Foredeck
Bill Helm
Brenda Headsail Trimmer
Eric Main TrimmerBeer
JV Mast
Mary Spinnaker TrimmerMary has something wicked
MattC Pit
Billy Not AssignedX
LarryB Not AssignedX
Luke Not AssignedX
Total Crew 7 = Confirmed (7) + Maybe (0) -- Maybe includes Available with no position assigned

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