Went to training for a
I have long believed that if work interferes with yachting - give up work or partially shut it down and take up sailing!
On Monday there were as many as three crews who had pushed their work out of the way. Many just got stuck in traffic, arrived late and watched the training from the shore. I, on the contrary, left the center at four and at half past four I was the first to arrive at Hals. So I had enough time to talk with a wonderful dog of our trainer - blue-eyed and cheerful husky Tara.
In general, of course, I had doubts whether to go or not to go. After showers and thunderstorms which had swept
At a brief briefing before the training, Georgy Ivanovich set today's task to learn how to steer the boat without rudder, only roll and the correct movement from side to side. So before the first start we made figure-of-eight moves and learned to stand still with a bow on a buoy for a long time. During the whole training there was evaluation of the crews' actions by radio, and the evening ended with briefing with brief conclusions. It took only three hours to complete, but it felt like we had spent half a day on the water
At the end, let me tell you, participating in
match racingwas much more difficult, but also more interesting than a regatta.
Such close contact with an opponent is very stimulating and even from the sidelines it is very interesting to look at the crews! I will go again tomorrow! In general, let's go to Hals, we have enough boats for everybody, or for those who have time))