Summer Sessions 2018

Great Northern 29er Summer Sessions

Get ready for US Nationals: July 21-23, 2018 (Host: New Bedford Community Boating Center) 

The Great Northern Skiff Squad invites all 29er sailors and aspiring 29er sailors to come to Bristol, Rhode Island from July 5th – July 20th, 2018 for 2 weeks of training from the campus of Roger Williams University.

Session 1: July 5 – 12, 2018                          Come for one or both.

Session 2: July 13 – 20, 2018                        US Nationals: July 21-23


Daily awards for crew-work, combativeness, downwind, speed…

Off the line

What will it cost? $15/day/person on top of your usual coaching fees. (Site fee.)

RWU dorm rooms are available from $23 pp for double occupancy/$26.50 pp for single occupancy.  Breakfast is $7.00.               Lunch is $10.           Dinner is $13.

$5/use gym fee. WOW! $73/day for housing, food, and gym!?! Great deal.

Talk about it. Discuss with your parents and friends. Commit to a great summer training opportunity with down-payments due in May.  SIGN UP/REGISTER HERE.

Questions? More Information?

Richard Feeny
Mobile (415) 233-1630

Nick Hardy

Probable daily schedule:
8:00 breakfast
9:00 morning meeting in the sailing center – video debrief of previous day
10:00 Outline of today’s goals and plans
11:00 Launch boats
13:00 Lunch break
14:00 – 17:00 On the water
17:30 – de-rig/debrief
18:00 Dinner in the dining hall
19:00 – Students present an evening topic. Could be outdoors, or in the sailing center.
Morning boat shop tours will be arranged for bad weather or rest days. Nearby shops include Zim, Goetz, Newport Shipyard, and dozens of others.