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Laser Training Camp

posted Oct 10, 2013, 3:02 AM by Damian Gibbs


(All senior school goers)

 All 4.7, Radial & Full Rig laser junior sailors are invited to attend the Training Camp to be held at Zeekoe Vlei Yacht Club, Cape Town on 19th & 20th October 2013.

 All launching, boat storage and showering will be at Zeekoevlei Yacht Club.  Accommodation and theory training will be at 91 Peninsula Road Zeekoevlei.

Participants will be ferried between the club and this home (91 Peninsula Road Zeekoe vlei).  The fee of R300 and includes all meals during the course.  There is a tuck shop at Zeekoe Vlei Yacht Club for other snacks. 


Saturday 19th: Registration starts at 09h00.

10h00-13h00: coaching by Alan Keen. Please be rigged and ready to sail by 10h00.

13h00-14h00: Lunch at the Deary’s.

14h15-17h00 – coaching by Alan Keen. Please be rigged and ready to sail by 14h15.

Braai at the Deary’s from ±17h30.

Sunday 20th: 08h00: Breakfast at Deary’s.

09h00-13h00: Coaching by Alistair Keytel.  Please be rigged and ready to sail by 09h00.

Mattresses and sleeping gear to be dropped off at 91 Peninsula Road Zeekoevlei (The Deary’s) Call Chris on 021 706 5004 / 0827841553

Camp finishes at 15h00 on Sunday 20th October 2013.

Fees: R300 per participant.

 Program – we hope to cover

Boat Preparation, sail, hull, foils, optional equipment Trim, upwind, downwind, strong wind, light wind. Heel, Handling, tacking, gybing, hiking

Sailor Physical fitness, flexibility, exercises, food and drink, weight and mental preparation. Clothing, warmth, comfort, wet weight

Race preparation  Weather, local conditions, current. Strategy, competition, results to date, goals, Techniques - Startline,  Laylines,Windshifts and gusts 

Tactic Wind shadow, apparent wind, loose covering, tight covering, Rules, Rule 42, mark rounding, protests

 This will be a wonderful experience to hone your sailing skills, have questions answered and to learn new strategies and tactics.