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Southern Circuit Mentor Program

Learn From the Best! 
Nick Turney, Greg Fisher and other top Lightning Sailors!

2023 Mentor Program Only for Teams that REGISTER! 

Boat Set Up and Tuning Assistance
Nick Turney will be available for tuning and set up assistance on Saturday in St Pete. 

Morning Briefing and Tips for the Day

- Onshore weather briefing and tips for the day each morning before sailing (complementary to all sailors) 

- We will discuss the weather trends for the day, what to expect and what to look out for

- Tips for the day- We will briefly discuss a few tips for sailing in the conditions for the day


- Each team and or participants will have access and support from the Lighting Classes Top Sailors for on the water and off the water assistance

- Schedule a line up/speed test before the start with a Mentor and get their tips for the conditions. 
On The Water Coaching

-Greg Fisher will be on the water providing coaching in-between and during races for all Program Participants

- Get feedback on your set up, ask questions about the wind shifts, learn what the current is doing

- Get feedback on what happened in the previous race, tactics, where did the leaders go

- Greg will also be allowed to provide direct assistance to participants during the race if they would like it

New this year - Post Race Debrief After the event via Zoom!  

-Nick Turney and Greg Fisher will lead the group in a post event debrief the Week of April 3rd - Final date TBA. 

With the continued enhancements of the Mentor program we will again be charging a small fee to help cover some costs for these services. The Morning Briefing and any After Sailing Talks will remain complementary to all sailors. If you wish to participate in on the water coaching and being teamed up with a Mentor you must Register and pay for the Program. ILCA Membership is required to participate. You MUST LOG IN as a Member in order to register. 

Saturday, March 18, 2023 to Saturday, March 25, 2023
St Petersburg Yacht Club, St Petersburg, FL
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Greg Fisher
Nick Turney
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