Topper and RS Tera Race Training Week – 19th to 23rd August 2019

This year we are offering a new training week aimed at experienced sailors aged between 11 and 18. This is for Topper and RS Tera sailors who are already involved in a race circuit. Those who want to fine-tune their racing level and looking to regional and national sailing squads. The week is coached by Ben Kimbell.

This is a race week predominantly aimed at those with access to their own boat looking at race tactics covering: boat tuning, starts, upwind tactics, mark rounding, downwind tactics, boat handling, personal preparation and fitness, and improved wind awareness.

Who is Ben Kimbell?
Ben Kimbell is a past Queen Mary staff member who joined the RYA as a Sailing Development Officer for London and the South East.

Ideally all participants need to be:

  • Involved in a form of race series, like club racing or youth series
  • Have access to their own boat

Date: 19th to 23rd August – Topper and RS Tera


Timings & what to expect

  • The training weeks will run Monday-Friday 0930-1630 on the dates listed above.
  • Boats need to be partially rigged ready for the day’s briefing which begins promptly at 0930
  • A mixture of land-based theory/drills and on-water practical sessions
  • Note – non members can store their boat at QM during July and August.


The 5 day training is £195 for non-members, a 20% discount for members.  

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