Team SMU Skipper: Shaun Toh Hong Yi Nationality Singaporean Shaun Toh has over 10 years of sailing experience and picked up keelboat sailing 2 years ago. He was the skipper for most keelboat regattas, but being the versatile funky dude he is, he is also the world number 5 bowman (2010’s world university match racing championships). … More Battle @ the Barrage- Skipper Profile
Hello everyone! Singapore Sailing will be holding the inaugral sailing race within the Marina Reservoir with a spectacular backdrop of the city landscape. Do come down to Marina Barrage on the 26th and 27th of March (1030pm to 6pm ) to support your favourite teams! SMU will also be fielding our own teams comprising of: SMU team … More Battle at the Barrage
Challenge 2: State the rules that are in play at this incident and why the penalty was given against Matthieu Richard.
Source: Craig Ferris Sailing Coach Tactics and Strategy Golden Rules *Wind goes left, be on port tack… Wind goes right, be on starboard tack! *Be at the start on the start *Navigation… Know the course and marks. Always stay in pressure Always sail towards pressure Sail knocks downwind… just as important as the lifts upwind … More Tactics and Strategy Golden Rules
Source: Cat’s brain As all/most trouble situations are caused by rigging problems, having EXCELLENT knowledge of boat rig is the best way to stay out of trouble. That said, things happen. Situation: Broach Why? Helm: did not bear away before/when the boat started to give(lose control) or failed to signal to trimmers that he/she was … More Troubleshooting directory
Hello all, here’s the challenge for the week! Identify the rule broken @ 4:50 and explain why yellow (india) was given the penalty! Hint: http://www.sailing.org/tools/documents/RRS20092012with2010changes-.pdf Best response will walk away with $10 Borders Voucher! Entries close Friday 11th March 1200hrs, answers and winner will be announced at 1800hrs =) (Lol @2:20- see how the bow team … More Challenge for the week!
Greetings sailors! This is the new SMU Sailing website..WOO HOO…works like any blog, just leave your comments, visit the links and have fun!! Lubs SMU Sailing