UK Sailmakers and Offshore Race Academy Pre-Season Racing Training

UK Sailmakers and Offshore Race Academy (INSS), proud DBSC supporters, are delighted to announce another

DBSC Pre-Season Race Training Day

on 20th April

To start off the 2024 AIB DBSC Racing Season, UK Sailmakers in conjunction with Offshore Racing Academy/INSS are organising a Pre-Season  Race Training day on Saturday 2oth April.

All keelboats are welcome  and they will pick up tips, tricks, and advice to get the most from their sails in 2024. So SAVE THE DATE 20th April, post de-brief will be held in the Royal Irish Yacht Club afterwards.

The morning starts with a briefing followed by on the water training to include:

Windward Leeward course simulations with between three and five starts (depending on numbers) 

UK Sailmakers and Irish Offshore Academy crew will be on the water, observing and videoing boats at:

  • start line,
  • beating to the weather mark
  • mark rounding.
  • spinnaker

The afternoon continues with a debrief along with discussion and video footage on mark rounding, start line tactics and sail trim.  The team will look at how to improve performance based on what they saw on the water.

More information and details to follow from DBSC and their supporters UK Sailmakers and Irish Offshore Academy/INSS.

A post debrief will be held afterwards in the Royal Irish Yacht Club. More details to follow