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Virtual Learning In May! Watch the Replays

Laura Jeffers | Published on 5/5/2020

Fridays at Five* in May    ---     Fridays at Five* in May    ----     Fridays at Five* in May   

*(5:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time) 
Current members will be emailed the invitation link to register for these webinars. They will all be held on the Zoom Web Platform. Registration is required to attend the live events. You have the option to log in via computer, tablet or phone. Invitations will be emailed out each week (Monday) and will contain the invitation for the Webinar on that Friday. 
Grab a comfortable seat and enjoy Lightning talk for an hour!

If you have any questions, haven't received your invite or would like to receive an invitation please contact the Class Office. (727) 942-7969 or  


Previous Webinars - Watch the Recordings!

April 2, 2020 – North Sails Webinar #1  Watch the Recording
Featured Brian Hayes and special guest Greg Fisher. Focused on changing gears, go fast tips and more.

May 1, 2020 – North Sails Webinar #2  Watch the Recording
A history of the ILCA Junior Lightning events with insight from the champions on what lead to their successes, what motivates them, their experiences in junior Lightning sailing and more!
Join Lightning Class expert Brian Hayes and special guest Allan Terhune as they lead an informal web talk with Matt Fisher (3-time NA, Junior NA and World Champion), Jeff Hayden (current Youth World Champion) and Doug Wake (2-time Junior NA Champion). 

May 8, 2020 – Turney Sailing Services: Starting Webinar Watch the Recording
Nick Turney will focus on starting and will include the following:
► Developing your approach 
► Executing your approach 
► Holding your lane off the line 

May 15, 2020 – Turney Sailing Services Focus - Upwind Leg Watch the Recording

Nick Turney will focus on upwind sailing and will include the following:
► Developing an upwind strategy
► Executing your plan
► Better decision making on the water

May 22, 2020 – Classic Boat Chat with Dave Nickels  Watch the Recording  
Join Bob Astrove, VP of Classic Boats and Mike Seibert as they talk with Dave Nickels on his days at Nickels & Holman and how that became Nickels Boat Works. They will talk about boat building in the 50's and 60's, wooden boat construction, technology and rules changes that changed boat building. Selling boats in kit form and the transition from wood to fiberglass boats. 

May 29, 2020 – Rules Chat  Watch the Recording  
Join International Judge and Fleet 196 (Surf City, New Jersey) Member Darryl Waskow  and Jan O'Malley, Judge and fellow dinghy sailor as they lead an informal chat about Rules.
Regatta Planning, what the regatta planners and judges should discuss before racing
Videos: evidence in protests, and should that entertaining clip a the bar ever become 'official'?
► Should Lightnings enforce or not enforce rule 42 on the water? If you had a magic wand, are there other rule you would add or eliminate?
And of course any boat on boat questions participants have, or any other rules questions

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