Junior & Youth Talks

Wednesday 4/11/20 saw the first Junior section talk presented by Miles Seddon on the subject of Meteorology. There were two sessions run on zoom, the first was for the Junior fleets and then a second talk for the Youth fleets. In the future these talks will be run on the first Wednesday of the month for the next 5 moths through till April. 

The next talk will be on zoom again on the 2/12/20, starting at 1715 for Junior group and 1805 for Youth group.


With the lockdown developments we now have prepared a Junior section schedule of activity on Zoom weekly between now and Christmas:
Mondays @ 17:30 - sailing fitness with Drew Barnes. 
Wednesdays @ 17:30- Junior Lecture 
Fridays @ 17:30 - VR Junior Racing
Saturdays @ 10:00 - fitness circuits with 29er coaches. 
For the Junior Lectures, we have some brilliant topics with first class speakers, on the following dates tune in for:
18 Nov - Vendee Globe & Ocean Adventures (Dee Caffari)
25 Nov - Racing Rules (John Doerr - Chair of International Jury Tokyo 2020 Olympics)
2 Dec - Boat Set up (Oppie lead Coach)
9 Dec - Tides (Graham Sunderland - author of Winning Tides)
23 Dec - Sail Trim & Setley Cup sailmaking (Ronan Grealish of North Sails)
Joining instructions will be communicated through your fleet captain.

4th November 2020: Meterology by Miles Seddon


11th November 2020 - Team Racing by Nik Froud


25th November: Racing Rules - John Doerr


2nd December: Rigging Tips and Tricks RS Tera and Feva by Will Taylor (Lead Coach)

2nd December: Oppi Talk by Dan Howe

9th December: Winning Tides by Graham Sunderland

16th December:Fitness for Sailing by Ian White

23rd December: Sail Trimming by Ronan Grealish


6th January 2021 - Racing Rules of Sailing by John Doerr

To view the slides from this week's video, please click here.

13th January - Teamwork by Saskia Tidey


Ocean Adventures by D Caffari

20th January 2021 - INEOS Team UK - Matt Cornwell


27th January 2021 - Ian Williams ( 6 x Match Racing World Champion) - Starting Talk

To view a copy of the slides from this presentation, please click here.

3rd February 2021 - Hannah Snellgrove - The Science of Sailing

10th February 2021 - Vendee Globe & AC36

17th February 2021 - What it takes to win by Hugh Styles

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