Clearwater Training Camp 3/14/12

Today was the last day of the 4 day training camp with Robbie Daniels in Clearwater. Over this week, I have spent time in both the crewing and skippering positions trying to learn as much as I can to better prepare myself for the 2016 Olympic Campaign. Today we worked a lot on the racing…

Clearwater training camp 3/13/12

Yesterday was a much lighter day of sailing starting at about 3 knots and building steadily to around 10. I sailed with a new skipper from clearwater in the morning and then sailed with Robbie in the afternoon, mostly working on the lift of the hulls and keeping up boat speed on the upwinds and…

Clearwater Training Camp 3/12/12

Today we had another strong day of sailing with winds starting around 15 and progressively lightening up. We were really working on boatspeed and pushing the limits of the boat. We did that, and finally pushed it too far after flipping and with the combination of the tension on the rig, the crew falling on…

Clearwater training camp 3-11-12

Yesterday was another amazing day of sailing in clearwater. The winds did lighten up, but the conditions ended up being the best all week. We worked on blindfolding the skippers and letting them feel the boat mostly. Today is going to be another great day working on trapping on the downwinds with the spin up

Clearwater training camp 3-10-12

Yesterday was my first day back on the Catamarans since tradewinds. The conditions were beautiful and the boat was dialed in perfectly. U finally got a chance to get back in the front of the boat again, where I am the strongest, and came through with flying colors. For the most part, we were working…