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    Suzuki Main Stage, RYA Knowledge Zone, Women's Sailing Hub 

    10.00 Show Opens

    Suzuki Main Stage - West Hall 

    Time

    Talk

    10:30

    Unregatta Regatta - the future of youth sailing?

    Mark Jardine and Simon Cox tell us about the highly innovative courses and race rules for youth that have been developed to bring more fun into sailing and it's taking the world by storm.

    11:15

    Record Breaking Dinghy Cruising Challenge

    Hear all about Phil Slade and Mark Belamarich's spectacular voyage of 309.25 nautical miles from Plymouth to Portsmouth via France was recognised by Guinness World Records as the longest distance ever sailed in a double-handed dinghy. And they didn't stop there - find out what happened next.

    12:00

     Foiling into the Future

    Alan Hillman talks about the latest developments in foiling, how to get started and what's coming next and the new foiling courses about to be available.

    12:45

    A life of an innovator - the Ian Proctor Centenary

    Sailing historian, David Henshall talks about where it all started, to creating those iconic designs that we all know and love today.

    13:30

    Prize Presentations

    RYA Regional Youth Champion Awards (Sunday only) - recognising 2017's most promising young sailors, windsurfers and powerboaters.

    13:45

    My Life in Sailing - Ian Walker

    Ian Walker talks about his life in sailing - so many adventures , so much to tell!  Olympics, Volvo Ocean Race, professional sailing and family fun!

    14:30

    Fuelling your sailing performance

    Nigel Mitchell gives advice on what to eat to prepare for racing or just a day out on the water - watch demos on how to make those healthy snacks.

    15:15

    America's Cup - what's next?

    Round up of the of the 35th America's Cup and a look ahead to the 36th America's Cup event. Hear all about the Red Bull Youth America's Cup and Land Rover BAR Academy's amazing victory in Bermuda. 
               

    16:00

    RYA and Yachts & Yachting Club of the Year Awards (Saturday only)

    Awards for 5 Clubs with one overall Club of the Year

    16:30 Treasure Hunt Presentation

    17:00

    RYA videos showing on the main stage.

    RYA Knowledge Zone - Panorama Hall

    Time

    Talk

    11:00

    Perfect Starts with Helena Lucas

    How to get the perfect start - keep calm and in control of emotions

    12:00

    Strength and Conditioning with Alex Hopson, British Sailing Team

    Find out how to get race fit and watch one of the British Sailing Team train on a Wattbike!

    13:00

    Rig Tuning with Michael McNamara

    Top tips on how to set up your rig for various conditions.  Demonstrations using a fully rigged RS200.

    14:00

    Steering to trim - how to get speed around the racetrack!

    Steve Cockerill, The Boat Whisperer.  Rooster Sailing

    15:00

    Building coaching in your club or class association - David Mellor, RYA

    Find out how the RYA Coaching Development Team can support your club or class to grow its coaching

    16:00

    Hiking Posture – how to be fast and injury free -  David Mellor, RYA  

    An insight into what hiking techniques work best and how to avoid hiking injuries

    Women's Sailing Hub - Great Hall

    Time Saturday
     10am

    RYA Regional Development Officer Susie Moore

    Susie will be on hand to answer any of your questions about how to get on the water and share her knowledge on women's sailing sessions.

     11am

    The Magenta Project: Accelerating women to the top of sailing

    Come hear about how the not-for-profit organisation, The Magenta Project, is supporting females in our sport and listen to some of their stories. 

                        
     12pm

    Meet Hannah Mills and Eilidh McIntyre, British Sailing Team 

    Hear all about the Olympic lifestyle, travelling the world and how they stay fit and healthy

     1pm

    How you can get on the water, find a club near you and start your sailing adventures with friends or family

    Susie Moore, RYA Regional Development Office talks about the opportunities for women at clubs  - ask Susie all those burning questions!

     2pm

    Dinghy sailor to world class coach

    British Sailing Team's Penny Clark talks about how she got into coaching our top Olympic sailors and what she loves to sail in her free time.

     3pm

    How to become a Race Official

    Jacqui Roberts, RYA Race Officials Development Officer wants to see more women officials out on the race course.  Come and find out how and why you should get involved.

     4pm

    Q & A's with Helena Lucas, Paralympic Gold Medallist

     5pm Come and chat to Susie Moore, RYA Regional Development Office all about how to get on the water and any questions you may have about women's sailing
     Time Sunday
     10am RYA Regional Development Officer Susie Moore

    Susie will be on hand to answer any of your questions about how to get on the water and share her knowledge on women's sailing sessions.

     11am The Magenta Project: Accelerating women to the top of sailing

    Come hear about how the not-for-profit organisation, The Magenta Project, is supporting females in our sport and listen to some of their stories. 

     12pm

    Meet Saskia Tidy and Charlotte Dobson, British Sailing Team  

    Here all about their Olympic lifestyle, travelling the world and how they stay fit and healthy

     1pm Q & A with Helena Lucas, Paralympic Gold Medallist
     2pm

    How to become a Race Official

    Jacqui Roberts, RYA Race Officials Development Office wants to see more women officials out on the race course.  Come and find out how and why you should get involved. 

     3pm How you can get on the water, find a club near you and start your sailing adventures with friends or family

    Susie Moore, RYA Regional Development Office talks about the opportunities for women sailing at clubs  - ask Susie all those burning questions!

    4pm  Talk to Susie about how to get on the water and any questions you may have about women's sailing
    * Talks and timings may be subject to change

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