Ready For Sail For Gold!
I've spent two more days training hard in Weymouth to finish our USSTAG training camp. We had two more days of solid breeze, and I was able to capitalize and work on some upwind and downwind technique. Our four day mini-camp went well, and it was nice to spend some time on the water.
I decided to take the weekend off before the event starts on Monday morning. Today was spent making a few last minute repairs to my boat and making sure everything is organized and ready to go. I also measured and registered. Everything is set for Monday morning! After that, I went for a nice run along the cliffs of Portland. What a cool spot and there is an awesome view! Tonight a few of us might venture into Weymouth to explore a little bit. Tomorrow will be a day off completely away from the boat park!
There are about 180 boats registered for the event, so we will be split into three fleets for qualifying. Like most World Cup events, qualifying will last three days and then we will split into Gold-Silver-Bronze for two days of finals. Finally, next Saturday, there will be a medal race for the top ten boats.
Stay tuned for more updates as the regatta starts!