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Two day Laser 4.7/Radial boot-camp with Jon Emmet - Feb 8th & Feb 9th   iCal entry for this event

There is no rest for the wicked and quality winter training is absolutely essential for Youth Sailor progression.


This year Medway Yacht Club on Feb 8th & 9th will host Olympic Gold medal winning Coach Jon Emmett (www.jonemmettsailing.co.uk) for 2 days of intensive coaching and video feedback.


What to expect at the MYC Youth training weekend:

Your training weekends start at 10:00 This means rigged but unchanged. So if you are super speedy at rigging your boat you can arrive at 9:45, or if you are really slow you probably need to arrive at 7:45!!! I would however always advise you aim at arriving a little bit earlier than you need to, in case traffic is bad and this will also give you a chance to chat to the head coach should you need to.

For how to rig your Laser with the sail down see here (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W70wB8JJH4E&t=72s), as by keeping the rig down you limit the damage caused to your sail by leaving it up and flapping. The reason you do not change is so that if for whatever reason you don’t go straight out on the water, then you are not hanging around in a wetsuit for any longer than absolutely necessary!

The exact format of the weekend will be decided on the day to make the best use of weather conditions and to tailor the session to the group. Expect to break for lunch between 12.30 to 1pm. The final debrief on each day will be at 4:00pm but the length of this will depend upon how much time is spent on the water (and how much video there is to watch). 


Details for club entry, changing room entry codes, parking and galley options will be sent to attendees on Friday Feb 7th. 


Saturday evening there will be a combined talk - – ALL WELCOME

17.00- - 17.45 Coach Yourself to Win 

Jon talks about how to make the best of every minute of every day you have training without a coach and will field questions from the floor to help sailors work out how to have the very best possible 2020 season


18.00-18.45 Golden Lily

The sailing career of an Olympic Champion, Lijia Xu (Lily) talks about her career to date from leaving her family to train with the Chinese National Team to being crowned World Sailor of the Year in 2012. She will also explain what she is up to now.


16:30 for 17:00 start 




Location: Medway Yacht Club, Lower Upnor, Kent ME2 4XB


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