Advanced Squad

Advanced Squad


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Fifteen sessions of Elliott 7 training and racing, elite coaching and the opportunity for yacht racing.

• Fine tuning the basics of fleet racing
• Develop a sound understanding of Match Racing rules
• Professional fitness and nutrition instructing from Evolution Welbeing
• Using strategies and putting them into practice 
• Develop good boat handling skills
• Gain valuable teamwork experience   
• Develop and fine tune match racing
• Race on Australia's finest keel boats at Australia's most prestigious yacht club
• Represent the CYCA Youth Sailing Academy in local, National and International regattas

Training Dates: 

Weeks 1-4:       Sat 5 May, 12 May, 19 May, 26 May

                        Fleet Racing, Elliott tuning and crew combination

Event: Kellett Shield – Saturday 26 May


Weeks 5-14:      Sat 2 Jun, 9 Jun, 16 Jun, 23 Jun, 30 Jun, 14 Jul, 21 Jul, 22 Jul, 4 Aug, 5 Aug, 11 Aug

Consolidation of crew positions and teams for representation and skill development in match racing.

Events:            Shelving Systems Match Cup – Saturday 30 June

                        Captain John Piper Regatta – Sat 21 & Sun 22 Jul

                        Club Marine NSW Youth MR – Sat 4 & Sun 5 Aug

Weeks 1-12: Racing in the CYCA Winter Series (optional)

Presentation Evening: - Friday 26 October 2018

Program includes:
Sailing rules, rope work, sail trim, weather, log books and other lectures as provided.

Jordan Reece

Other Pathways and Opportunities in 2018:
• National and International Match Racing regattas
• Crewing opportunities in skiff and Olympic classes
• Harbour and Offshore yacht crewing - Farr 40s, Sydney 38s, etc
• Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race
• CYCA Sydney Gold Coast Yacht Race

Sailors must be between the ages of 16 and 25 years and have already demonstrated a high level of sailing ability either through their own club and class results or participation in CYCA Youth Sailing Programs. All applications will be assessed on merit for the available positions.

Advanced Course 2018 - $635.00
(Includes all boat use, coaching within the course and additional coaching for CYCA YSA representative teams, course notes, YSA Musto Tech Top, YSA Presentation dinner and financial support for all representative teams..)

Contact: Youth Sailing Academy
Phone: (02) 8292 7806   Fax: 9363 3065