Instrument Training & Practice Sail

April 23, 2019 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Boat Location:
Navy Marina Slip A49
17 Perry Rd
Newport, RI 02841
Instrument Training & Practice Sail @ Navy Marina Slip A49

Mary please meet Ryan & Andrew at Newport Nautical 4:45pm to drive on base

Please be at the dock on time to stow gear and a training session on the new instruments at 5:00pm  so we can be out on the water at 5:30pm (Eric arrives at 5:30pm).  Everyone wear PFDs since the water is cold.

–Bill will review new instruments including start line setup procedure (ping line), race timer and selecting desired displays.  The new safety features for Man Overboard buttons will also be covered. This is a link to the presentation J/109 Vento Solare Crew Training for B&G Instruments
–Head out ~ 5:30pm
–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 and instruments

Using One Design Class Sails

Be at Navy Marina Slip A49 - Tue April 23rd @ 5:00PM 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
Andrew Headsail Trimmerbeer
Bill Helmrum & cider packets, chips on boat
Brenda Headsail Trimmer
Eric FloaterTraining lead
LarryB Main Trimmer
Mary Pit
Ryan Mast
Allie Not AssignedX
JV Not AssignedX
Luke Not AssignedX
MattC Not AssignedX
MikeS Not AssignedX
Total Crew 7 = Confirmed (7) + Maybe (0) -- Maybe includes Available with no position assigned

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    • Eric on April 18, 2019 at 5:19 pm

    Will likely arrive 1730 or so…have a tour that day

    • Andrew on April 23, 2019 at 12:15 pm

    Looking forward to seeing everyone and getting back out on the water. I will pick up some beers.

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