Talk line-up released for virtual RYA Dinghy Show
The RYA’s virtual free Dinghy Show has released details of some talks and interactive coaching sessions on 27-28 February.
The virtual iteration will be hosted by Hannah Diamond who will be interviewing sailing names and industry experts.
Olympic coach Mark Rushall will talk tactics and explain the new racing rules of sailing, the British Sailing Team’s meteorologist Simon Rowell returns to share his knowledge on how to use a forecast on the water and David Henshall will present the ‘Seven ages of dinghies’.
Windsurfing coach Sam Ross will interview Emma Wilson and Tom Squires who’ll be competing at the Tokyo 2020 Games in the RS:X class. They’ll be joined by Dave Hackford for a discussion on how the sport has progressed over the years, and the introduction of new watersports including wing foiling.
President of the Dinghy Cruising Association, Roger Barnes, will share tales of his latest cruising adventures as will award-winning quadriplegic sailor Natasha Lambert who recently crossed the Atlantic Ocean in her specially adapted catamaran ‘Blown Away’.