PERFECTING TACKING AND GYBING TECHNIQUES AT 420 CLASS CLINIC IN THE UKRAINE
The 420 Class Coaches and Sailors Clinic at the Black Sea Yacht Club, Ukraine has 17 coaches and sailors from Lithuania and Ukraine for five days of expert coaching advice from Nikos Drougkas, Greece from 1-5 May 2019.
Day 1 focused on tacking techniques in the classroom and shoreside simulations, with the new skills converted to on-water practice today. A light breeze on the water made perfecting technique critical for the mix of beginners and more experienced sailors.
In the afternoon, Drougkas ran a video debrief and Q&As from the morning's session, before moving onto gybing land drills. Friday will kick off with and sailors testing out their new the gybing knowledge on the water.