Women's training and coaching

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Pia Hattersley reports:Over the past few months DBSC held a series of four Women’s Regatta laser training and coaching sessions.The sessions were conducted by DBSC member, the suitably qualified and fabulous Sylvie Stannage. Sessions covered general boat handling, upwind, downwind and race starts, across a range of wind speeds on various Saturday mornings during winter, including Saturday just past at the onset of this vile weather we are experiencing. One participant had even driven with her laser from the Central Coast to join this particularly soggy, but fun, training session!The training is part of DBSC’s ongoing initiative to support women in sailing and aimed to improve racing technique and confidence for female sailors. The sessions were extremely well received, with participants

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