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North U On the Water Clinic. Click for more information and to register
Raritan Yacht Club is hosting a North U “Spring on the Water Race Clinic” at RYC in Perth Amboy, New Jersey, June 2 -3, 2016. The clinic will provide race training aboard member’s boats. Enrollment is open to all members and their boats, affiliated yacht club members and their boats as well as non-members. Expert coaching will assure that each team gets close personal attention

Questions: Call Tim Casey - 646-271-8022

To sign-up Contact:
Raritan Yacht Club, 160 Water Street, Perth Amboy, NJ 08861
Call: 732-826-2277

members CAN Click here to Register


Improve your sailing and racing skills through a combination of on-the-water drills, coached training, shore side instruction, video review, and in-competition coaching. The emphasis will be on practical real-world techniques to improve starting, boat speed, crew work and tactics. 


Friday night will begin with a classroom presentation of racing concepts, rules and sailing techniques to help you go faster.  Saturday will continue with member boats and their designated crews engaged in on the water drills to practice what was learned Friday night.


Tentative Schedule

Friday, June 2, 18:00 - 21:00, RYC Surf Room Saturday, June 3, 09:00 - 17:00, On the Water - Raritan Bay 
  • Racing Pyramid
  • Trim and Boat handling fundamentals
  • Tack: Turn, Release, Exit and Speed Build Tips
  • Full Power Trip: Angle of Attack/Depth/Twist
  • Trim to Conditions/Mix of Power
  • Spinnaker Set Tips
  • Successful Spinnaker Jibes!
  • Spinnaker Douse Techniques
  • Drill descriptions and assignments

  • Windward/Leeward Loops for tacking, lay lines and mark rounding
  • Boat handling drills
  • Two boat speed drills
  • Two boat ducking drills
  • Windward Leeward speed drills
  • Spinnaker Sets, Jibes, Drips
  • Non spinnaker wing and wing drills
  • Spinnaker Drop test
  • LUNCH (provided)
  • Starting Drills
  • Practice starts
  • Start races, including practice starts and roundings
  • 1 or 2 full races
   Saturday 18:00 - 20:00 
  •  Video review, cash bar and dinner, wrap up


 RYC Members Non-RYC Members
  • Skipper and Boat                                                       $110
  • Each crew member signed up by an RYC Skipper     $35 
  • Crew signing up without a boat assignment               $45
  • Skipper and Boat                                                       $135
  • Each crew member signed up by an RYC Skipper     $50 
  • Crew signing up without a boat assignment               $65 

  • Raritan Yacht Club
  • 160 Water Street, Perth Amboy, NJ 08861
  • P (732) 826-2277
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