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Success Sailing Festival

Saturday, Aug 13, 2022 (9:00 am - 3:00 pm)

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Success Sailing Festival
$50.00
Leader: alan jenkinson

Event Information

Description

Saturday, August 13:          9:30 AM – 3 PM

                  9:30 AM               Meet and greet on upper deck

                10:00 AM              Clinic:   Practice Sailing a Hobie Wave for Success

                12:00 PM               Picnic Lunch

                  1:00 PM               Racing or Free Sailing

                  2:15 PM               De-rigging

                  2:30 PM               Awards & Recognitions

Entry Fee $50 per team (Participant + Mentor/Coach)

Limited to 14 teams

  • Team consists of one Student/Sailor and one Mentor/Coach
  • Student Sailors should be intellectually disabled
  • Students Sailors ages 14+
  • Students Sailors should be capable of swimming with a life jacket and capable of climbing back into a boat from the water with minimal assistance (as is a man-overboard)
  • Mentor/Coach should be familiar with sailing a catamaran and have an established rapport with the student-sailor

Registration Fee Includes:

  • Entry to Races (Participation in races is NOT required)
  • Event Shirt for each Team
  • Free Use of Hobie Wave for clinic and races
  • Burger-Hot Dog Lunch w/ chips & Gatorade
  • Prizes for racing participants (not the mentor-coach)
  • Life jackets and sailing helmets provided upon request
  • On-water safety patrol
  • An open invitation for FREE practice on the following days.
    • Advanced reservations REQUIRED (email alan@usscmc.org)
      • Sunday, July 24, 1 PM – 3 PM
      • Saturday, July 30, 11 AM – 1 PM
      • Sunday, July 31, 1 PM – 3 PM
      • Sunday, Aug 7, 1 PM – 3 PM

Clinic Format:

  • A group lesson will be given on shore providing tips on how to successfully sail a Hobie Wave.
  • Coaches and Students will be responsible to rig their assigned boat
  • A large team effort will have everyone help everyone to launch boats from beach to floating
  • The goal for the day is to have the student sailors drive the boats as the “skipper” while the coach/mentor rides as crew encouraging, instructing, and maintaining safety.When necessary, the coach/mentor will take the controls for safety.

Racing Format:

  • A Unified Team Approach will be used.Each team consists of a sailor with intellectual disabilities and an able-bodied coach/mentor.
  • The goal for the day is to have the student sailors drive the boat as the “skipper” while the coach/mentor rides as crew encouraging, instructing, and maintaining safety.
  • Racing will be run with a “beach start”, then rounding 2-3 marks, then finishing at the beach.
  • Prizes will be awarded based on those who drive the boat and trim the sails with no touch of controls by the mentor/coach.
  • Recognitions will be made for all who finish the course regardless of assistance from the mentor/coach.

 

 

 


Registration Count

Registration Type Registrations Remaining
All Participants 7 8