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Topper Brings In Olympic Experts For Turkish Based Sail School

2nd June 2008
Topper Sailboats, the UK’s favourite sailboat supplier, is launching a new sailing school in Phokia, Turkey, with expert assistance from former Olympic sailor Rob White and Royal Yacht Association and Youth Catamaran coach Brian Phipps for the most exciting, enjoyable and insightful introduction to a higher class of racing. The six-day course, which begins in early May, covers sailing racing using the new Topper Topaz 16 and Topper 14 Catamaran, two of the company’s best performing and versatile sailboats. The course covers a variety of sailing essentials. On land clinics provide practical techniques of tacking (the zig-zag motion that pits the boat towards the direction of the wind) and gybing (turning the boat downwind so the wind is coming from the opposite side to move the boom) catamarans, sail settings and maneuvering. There’ll be trapeze skills, crew and helm advancement and wind sailing skills. ...

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