Rhubarb MYC Race lesson - Beginner

Wednesday, Jun 12, 2019 (5:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

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Leader: Pete Keuler

Event Information



Prerequisite: Intro to Keelboat or Rating on any of: Badger Sloop, 4-20, C-Scow, any keelboat or ASA-101 or permission of instructor.

This lesson will participate in the official Mendota Yacht Club (MYC) races. Races with MYC can be fast-paced. No race experience is necessary, we rotate positions as possible. Over the course of a season you should cover the entire checklist for a J-spinnaker requirement. Season performance will be recorded by MYC.


Sassafras is a T-10, 33ft  fractional rig sloop with diesel inboard. She is one of the largest boats in the fleet and comes with a storied history of offshore racing on the Great Lakes! See https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tartan_Ten .


Lessons will focus primarily on performance racing, seamanship, and dynamics of a racing crew. Topics covered vary depending on conditions. Sailing skills include boat handling, flying a spinnaker, operating under motor, selecting sails and rigging, among others. Lessons cover racing techniques,

Event Type
Lesson / Training


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