470 Worlds: Game on in Argentina:
The 2016 470 World Championships will be raced February 22-27 on the waters off Club Nautico in San Isidro, a province just north of Buenos Aires, Argentina. The provisional entry list for the 2016 470 World Championship counts 84 teams from 25 nations covering the six continents of the world.
Whilst the biggest focus in 2016 is undoubtedly the Olympic Games, success at the 470 World Championships and securing a podium finish in this final countdown to Rio is equally key. Teams are drilling into their final weeks of training, maximizing strengths and reducing weaknesses.
Racing a World Championships has a different pressure compared to the Olympics, but the quest for gold is…
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All Is Analyzed: Chapter 2, Breaking Free:
Using the 2013 movie ‘All is Lost’, the American Sailing Association provides a learning exercise where they go scene by scene through the film to see what can be learned from the fictional character’s decision making process as he finds himself struggling to keep his cruising boat afloat in the middle of the ocean after a collision with an errant shipping container.
Chapter 2, Breaking Free
In the second chapter of ASA’s Sailing Movie Workshop, the character breaks free from his conundrum with the use of a sea anchor. Stinking thinking or capitol idea? There are also m…
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