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Laser Spring Coaching & Racing at RCYC

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The seasons has started at the RCYC, with coaching followed by racing on Saturdays until the end of May. 

Formal coaching will run in association with racing. Rigged and ready at 12.00 for a 2 hour coaching session followed by on the water coaching during racing. Cost €20 per day.  Please register your interest at .  Saturday league racing starts this coming Saturday 28th in Crosshaven, FG 2.30pm. There will be NO sailing on the 5th May. Racing continues 12th, 19th and 26th May. As an incentive to those who may not be able to commit to the full league, there will be 1 discard for every 3 races sailed.

Tuesday evening racing will commence on Tuesdays from 5th June in conjuction with both Fevas and Oppies.  Details to follow.


Thomas is organsing a tour from 15th-31st May to the French Nationals, details as follows: 

Coach : Thomas Chaix / Team assistant : Ingrid Strassburg

Team : 5 sailors max ( 4.7 or radial)

1. Dates and travel arrangements

Leaving Ireland on May the 15th by Irish ferries. Rosslare-Cherbourg.  Drive to Loctudy (accommodation).  Daily drive to Fouesnant for the first event.  Daily drive to Douarnenez for the second event.  Drive back to Cherbourg on May 30th.  Cherbourg-Rosslare. Arrival back in Ireland May 31st.

2. The events

French open spring nationals : 16-20 May 2012 in Fouesnant, Brittany

Training: 21-25 May, Loctudy, Brittany

Interregional event: 26-28 May in Douarnenez, Brittany

3. Accommodation

Revedemer guesthouse in Loctudy.  Access to the water and we can stock the boats in garden on the training days.

4. Budget

1370EUR per sailor all included (travel, entry fee, accommodation, coaching, food)

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