Development Match Racing Squad

Development Match Racing Squad

CYCA - YOUTH SAILING ACADEMY - Development Match Racing (DMR) Squad 2017

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Fourteen Sundays of Elliott 7 on water training and coaching in the Development Match Racing Squad.
• Fine tuning the basics of fleet racing
• Develop a sound understanding of the Match Racing racing rules
• Making the most out of tactics
• Using strategies and putting them into practice 
• Develop good boat handling and spinnaker skills
• Gain valuable teamwork experience   
• Develop and fine tune match racing
• Make new friends at the CYCA and at Interclub Regatta's
• Race on Australia's finest keel boats at Australia's most prestigious yacht club

Sundays - 30 Apr, 7 May, 14 May, 21 May, 28 May, 4 Jun, 11 Jun, 25 Jun, 2 Jul, 9 Jul, 16                 Jul
              0900 - 1400 hrs

NCYC Interclub Regatta - 29 May
RPAYC Interclub Regatta - 4 June
CYCA Interclub Regatta - 18 June
RSYS Interclub Regatta - 25 June

Captain John Piper Match Race - 22+23 July

YSA Presentation evening: - Friday 18 August
Training Program:
Week 1-4 - Elliott 7 boat handling and fleet racing tuning and tactics

Week 5-9 - Elliott tuning & interclub fleet racing regattas

Week 10-12 - Introduction to match racing and tactics

Jordan Reece 

Sailors must be between the ages of 14 and 18 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.
Course is limited to 30 students
Cost:  $585.00 This includes all use of the Elliott 7 metre boats, coaching over the period, YSA Presentation dinner, CYCA Membership and entry for selected crews into the interclub regattas.

The YSA is partially funded through the generosity of the CYCA members and sponsors. All participants are expected to support the Academy through boat maintenance and with a high code of conduct.

Contact: Youth Sailling Academy
Phone: 8292 7806   
Fax:     9363 3065