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ITCA (GBR) Southern Training at Spinnaker Sailing Club

by Roger Cerrato & Geoff Mills Bowers 20 Feb 2023 18:46 GMT 18 February 2023
ITCA (GBR) Southern Training at Spinnaker Sailing Club © Geoff Mills Bowers

With a strong breeze forecast 12 eager sailors from across the South attended the last of the ITCA (GBR) winter training sessions at Spinnaker SC on February 18th.

Sailor ages ranged from 10 to 14 years old and all had a fabulous day under the watchful eyes of Imogen Kemp and Olle Hale. The day started with some backwards sailing activities. Even those for whom this was a new experience quickly got the hang of it. They were soon zooming backwards down the lake, much to the amusement of the adults watching from the warmth of the clubhouse.

As the wind and particularly the gusts built the coaches had them holding line starts before rounding out with some very informal racing. Spinnaker SC as always were great hosts and we're looking forward to being back at the club next month for the first weekend of our "summer" programme.

To sign up for the Saturday Open Training on March 25th visit gbrtopper.ourclubadmin.com/event.php?event=1204

To sign up for the Spinnaker SC Topper Open on March 26th visit www.spinnakerclub.co.uk/event/southern-area-topper-traveller

24 sailors are already signed up for this, the first event of the Rooster Southern Topper Traveller Series 2023!

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