US SAILING Road to Rolex Women's Clinic
Kaneohe Yacht Club, Oahu, Hawaii
May 21 - 22, 2011
We've got a phenomenal tool to assist interested women
sailors in their bids to participate in the upcoming
Road to Rolex Clinic.
Registration for the clinic may be found here.
Information regarding requests for funding assistance from
Hawaii Sailing Foundation (HSF) is as follows:
HSF is proud to offer scholarships of $75.00 per
participant for the first 20 local Hawaii female
sailors who apply to us for assistance.
Application may be made by completing this fillable pdf form and emailing it to
In order to qualify for financial assistance applicant
MUST be a current Hawaii resident or UH student registered
to attend the 2011 Hawaii Road to Rolex clinic. The
application for assistance must be properly completed and
signed. If applicants are under 18 the application
must also be signed by a parent or guardian.
Successful applicants will be notified via email and checks
will be distributed to the applicant at the beginning of
the clinic unless special request is made otherwise.
The Kane'ohe Yacht Club invites you to sail in paradise at
our first Road to Rolex Womens' Clinic May 20-22, 2011.
This clinic will be held on Kane'ohe Bay, on the windward
side of O'ahu, Hawai'i, just 20 minutes from Honolulu, HI.
Check in will start in the evening on May 20 and will
be followed by boat rigging with volunteers on hand to
assist. The winners of the short race series in
the afternoon of May 22 will determine the clinic winner
who receives a $200 credit toward her entry fee in the
Rolex International Women’s Keelboat Championship
(IWKC). A debrief, reception, and aloha awards will
close out the clinic.
Organized in preparation for US SAILING’s 2011 Rolex
International Women’s Keelboat Championship, the Road to
Rolex clinics facilitate the participation of women
in sailboat racing; however, participants do not have
to be attending the Rolex IWKC to join in the clinic.
The Road to Rolex Clinic is an all-women coaching and
racing event that prepares women sailors to participate in
Keel Boat Racing in general and to compete in the Rolex
International Women's Championship which will be hosted by
Rochester Yacht Club (NY) from August 27th through
September 1st, 2011.
The club will provide the boats, so don't worry about
bringing your boat from the mainland! We will have an
A fleet with teams of 5 people per J/24, with a possible
option for a B fleet on Cal 20.
2010 Collegiate Sailor of the Year Allie
Blecher will lead the clinic on O'ahu.
Participants should have knowledge of tacking, gybing, mark
roundings, spinnaker handling and sail trim. However
if you are unsure about flying a spinnaker - don't worry -
there will be plenty of helping hands on the boat.
Participants who are under 18 at the time of the event will
be required to have a signed parental/guardian waiver
All participants will be required to sign an event
- Friday early evening (May 20) Registration at KYC,
boat rigging, on shore coaching.
- Saturday (May 21) Continental breakfast at KYC, coach
briefing, on-the-water drills and coaching, lunch
on-the-water, more drills and coaching, coach debriefing
followed by dinner and entertainment at KYC (cash bar).
- Sunday (May 22) Continental breakfast at KYC, coach
briefing, on-the water drills and coaching, lunch
on-the-water, three (3) race series, coach debriefing
followed by aloha awards to close what is planned to be a
Fees include world class coaching, boats, boat insurance,
course materials, t-shirt, awards, Friday pupus, Saturday
continental breakfast, lunch, dinner with entertainment,
Sunday continental breakfast and lunch.
For individuals or those without an existing team, we will
match you up with other sailors at the clinic.
There will be a $250 damage deposit per boat (or about $50
Per person: $150
US Sailing member discount: $10
For more information, contact Jamie Thompson: (808)
Sign up now for the Road to Rolex
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