Casey is heading over to Belgium for the Under 21 World Championships at the end of July.
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Winter training has started!! Please contact Krystal if you wish to join the team.
The hard yards and foundations are laid down in Winter!
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Over the weekend I was coaching down at the VLA coaching camp.
The Victoria Laser Association were down at Indented Heads for a two day intensive camp. We had a variety of ages down at the event from 13 years old to guys in there late 70s.
There were over 30 sailors ready to get out on the water and put in some hard hours in the 20knots flat water. There is a lot of members preparing for there upcoming worlds be it Masters or Under 21.
I had a great time passing on as much knowledge as possible alongside Mark Tonner-Joyce the head VLA coach.
Indented Heads did a fanatics job feeding all the hungry sailors and helping out with pulling motor boats in & out of the...
Over the weekend we had the first week of the Laser 4.7 - 6 week transition program. There were 7 boats out on the water with a nice gentle 5knots of wind. We went through the basic of Tacking and in 5knots it is very tricky to roll the boat through the wind.
Welcome to the new laser team- Shae, Riya, Huddy, Darcy, Kate, Grace, Alex, & Sophie.
Previously they have sailed different boats- Minnow, Pacers, Opti, Lasers.
A big thank you to Performance Sail Craft and Victorian Laser Assoication for there support with the program.
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Head coach Mark Tonner-Joyce & with the help of Krystal Weir will supervise both Fundamental & Pure Laser training over the two days. Indented Head Yacht Club have booked the hall for dinner on Saturday night followed by an evening of entertainment.
The camp site adjacent to the clubhouse will be reopened that weekend for the exclusive use of the VLA sailors. Campsites will be FREE.
The cost for other sailors is $100.
The VLA guarantee you will have a fun weekend & return a better sailor. Please book asap so we can finalise the numbers. “
Start time- 10am rigged and ready to go
Address- Indented Heads Yacht Club 324 The Esplanade, Indented Head VIC 3223
Camping next to Yacht Club
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Expression of Interest!!! Laser 4.7 Girls Transition x6 week program
AN opportunity to up skill into a new class from an Opti, Cadet, Minnow, Open Bic or any other junior class. Great way to learn the right skills from the start! Starting in April. Age between 12-16years old. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for details. Charters are available if requested.
It has been an exciting month of sailing onboard team Wicked from Sandringham Yacht Club. Firstly I need to thank Mike & Mark Welsh for letting their boat make the journey & also the amount of work they did in preparing her for the race.
The preparation required to finish a Sydney to Hobart (S2H) is incredible. It's more like a roller coast ride on the way to the start line then in the race. We started in early December with the boats delivery to Sydney from Melbourne- it was a fun trip around the far Eastern corner of Victoria where we were hit with a fun 40knots & hit a new boat speed record for a Beneteau 40 going 21knots!! We then motored 18hours straight...
Over the weekend was the Women on Water event at Westernport Yacht Club. What a great event & a great concept.
The event ran over two days with a fantastic group of coaches. I was looking after the Laser girls Casey, Kate, Grainne, Millie & Ruby. Photos below
I am really excited to announce that my long term sponsor Veolia is now onboard as a partner for the 'Laser Girls Victorian Team' in the 4.7 class.
"To help get us on the water we desperately needed a motor for our new boat Brig motor boat. Veolia has been an incredible supporter of my sailing for many years. There dedication & support is amazing! They have played a critical role in helping support the next generation of young female sailors"- Krystal Weir x2 time Olympian