Be Your Own Sailing Coach: 20 Goals for Racing Success by Jon Emmett

By Jon Emmett

The final word self-learning consultant to sailboat racing.In this useful self-coaching consultant for the intense racing buff, veteran crusing trainer Jon Emmett explains how an individual can increase his or her crusing process in achievable phases. through breaking down racing into 20 key issues, Emmett exhibits how aspiring yacht and dinghy racers can learn how to degree their very own strengths and weaknesses and increase key abilities step-by-step. The booklet additionally contains sensible suggestions and knowledge from Olympic champions together with Paul Goodison and Joe Glanfield.

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3d Sea breeze. of hours after it starts. Normal sea breeze is just (perhaps) 15 knots left of 90 degrees to the coast (roughly southerly on a south coast). It will then clock around 10 degrees an hour until it dies off an hour or so before dusk. Unfortunately, a gradient breeze can stop a sea breeze, so the sooner this dies the better, as it will oppose the sea breeze either at the top or the bottom of the circulation. Ideally, on each race day, the coach will go out and monitor the wind in terms of speed, direction, frequency of gusts/lulls and current tidal situation, as well as looking out for the start of a sea breeze.

Of hours after it starts. Normal sea breeze is just (perhaps) 15 knots left of 90 degrees to the coast (roughly southerly on a south coast). It will then clock around 10 degrees an hour until it dies off an hour or so before dusk. Unfortunately, a gradient breeze can stop a sea breeze, so the sooner this dies the better, as it will oppose the sea breeze either at the top or the bottom of the circulation. Ideally, on each race day, the coach will go out and monitor the wind in terms of speed, direction, frequency of gusts/lulls and current tidal situation, as well as looking out for the start of a sea breeze.

Remember, the slower the boat, the greater the impact the flow of current can have. However, tide will have an effect on anything which floats on the water! Although it is impossible to predict anything completely, tidal data tends to be very accurate. There is absolutely no reason for not trying to get tide times and tidal flows for the days of the championship, and also for any days when you are training. If you fail to do this, you can at least go out and measure the tide across the course. 2a Wind data for a venue.

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