Fenit hosts Mc William Training / Coaching Clinic

On the water action of Tribal - pic by Gareth Craig/Fotosail

On the water action of Tribal – pic by Gareth Craig/Fotosail

THE second Mc William Training / Coaching Clinic will be held on the 23rd & 24th April 2016 for boats to prepare for the ICRA Nationals / WIORA West Coast Championships / Volvo Cork Week / Calves Week and Club Racing.

NEW FOR 2016 – One of the McWilliam’s coaches will be on board your yacht for ONE of the scheduled races as well as on the water RIB coaching.

NEW FOR 2016 – Talk / Discussion on Crew Preparation & Boat Preparation for cruiser racing.

NEW FOR 2016 – Seamanship Quiz & Discussion.

Can you CONFIRM BY EMAIL ASAP – FIRST COME FIRST SERVED BASIS – Places strictly limited to maximize coaching time per boat.

COST OF CLINIC – €130.00 per boat – Covers the cost of Training / Coaching, Berthage Friday 22nd Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th April, Lift in & Out for trailing boats, on the water race management.

Saturday will be a long day with an early start on the water – back ashore in the late afternoon for a bite to eat in the club with debriefing sessions.

(Full Schedule to follow).

Sunday will have an early start with an early finish to allow for a debriefing session

West Coast Training Clinic details are as follows –

Event Organiser – Simon Mc Gibney

Trainers / Coaches – Mc William Sailmakers team have come on board to train & coach owners and crew.

Dates – 23th & 24th April 2016

Location – Tralee Bay

Club – Being hosted by Tralee Bay Sailing Club full use of the club facilities – I would like to thank Tralee Bay Sailing Club’s Commodore Fiona Frawley for making this happen.

Cranage – Kindly provided by Kellihers Crane Hire – thanks to Fergus Kelliher.

Marina Base – Fenit Marina

Race Officer – Peter Moore (Amazing job with his crew & RIB drivers last year)

Results – Denis Kiely (efficiently produced as always)

Marks – WIORA Race Marks

Format –

Start / Windward / Gate / Leeward / Finish

Minimum 10 races scheduled over the two days, also time allocated to focus on race starts

Minimum two coaches on the water both verbal & video training / coaching

Both on and off the water coaching / training

Crew Roles

Brief & debrief available for individual crews

Once confirmed Sailing Instructions will be emailed.

Please spread the word.

Yours in sailing



Best Sailor

Linda is really, really great :)

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