Building simulators has reached a level of science in some sports which is both incredible technology and stupendously expensive - motor racing and flying spring to mind. To simulate positions to practice physical movement in sailing can be done with a little ingenuity and not too much cost. This blog deals with the why, how and when of simulators and will hopefully lead to some efficient training for you!
I learnt planning and logistics, I learnt crisis management on capsizes, risk management on the racecourse, Humility in my failures and hard work towards my victories, team building everyday and dedication to carry me through
High Court Training for Silver A different way to train for Silver against all odds The Story of Varsha Gautham and Sweta Shervagar and their battles through the High Court of Delhi to achieve sailing glory for India This is a true story. Whilst being longer than the usual blog we feel it... Continue Reading →
Ideal Weight and Dynamic Sailing Sailing crew weight is seemingly best dealt with by most major sailing federations by making it clear that if the sailor is outside the ideal weight, they must get as close as possible to ideal before even being considered for National Sailing Teams. What we find inconsistent about this attitude... Continue Reading →
Sail shape Over the past 50 years sailing boats have probably evolved more than in the previous several centuries. Drag has been greatly reduced, planing has been understood and rig efficiency and drag has been researched. The wing is in, square head sails the norm, carbon masts are common. Let’s consider some of our own... Continue Reading →
I was coached by Toplevel Sailing for over a year both in Laser Radial and 49erFX. In that time both Eshed and Pete helped me as an athlete and as a person in many ways. I improved a lot every time I went to train with them and would really push my boundaries in training,... Continue Reading →