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Rippers Weekend with Sam Ross and Jamie Drummond

11:46 6th September 2012 by Amy Carter
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On the 27th and 28th October, Tushingham/Starboard guru Sam Ross and Jamie Drummond will head to West Wittering, to run another fantastic Rippers Freestyle Camp. Sam and Jamie both have a wealth of experience they are ready to pass onto any kids out there who are wanted to progress their freestyle.

West Wittering Ripper’s Camp 2011 from Sam Ross on Vimeo.

Full camp info below:

Saturday
9:00-9:30- arrive Rig and Register
9:30-10:00- Goals, Groups and team warm up
10-13:00- Tacking transitions
13:00-14:00- Lunch
14:00-14:30- Getting into waves, getting out, getting in and what happens when you’re out there
15:00- 16:30- Taking off and tearing it up, getting airborne and wave sailing
17:00- end of day one plan for the following day

Rippers Camp

Get involved!

Sunday
9:00- Rig and ready for action.
9:30- 12:00- Putting your heat together, nailing the moves you’ve been working on and putting them together for best effect.
12:00-12:30- competition briefing
12:30-13:15 – Lunch
13:15- Competition time
16:00- Prize giving

Sailing Instructions:
This two day camp is aimed at Kids and teens who are already blasting around on boards of around 100ltrs and below on all points of sails.

Sam and Jamie will split the group according to ability but both groups will have the same overall aim. To dramatically push and improve these young sailors in a coastal environment over the weekend and have loads of fun.

The groups will be looking at a range of things from sailing on the sea more confidently, carving gybes, duck gybes and jumping. To popping for freestyle moves forwards and all modern freestyle manoeuvres.

With or without wind this camp is aimed at improving these young ripper’s all round waterman ship and so will be looking at knowledge, skills and etiquette within the coastal environment.

Surf, Paddlesurfing and Wind supping are all tools that the camp will make use depending on what the conditions are most appropriate for.

Sailors will need the following:
1. Windsurfing equipment appropriate for the conditions i.e.: a board around 100 ltrs or less appropriate for the conditions found at the coast. Larger boards will be available as part of the camp and small freestyle and wave boards are available for hire through X-train.
2. Warm Wetsuit
3. Plenty of warm and waterproof clothing.
4. Snacks, water, food and lunch.
5. Trainers for warm ups..

Booking: Please call 01243 513077 or drop us an email at info@x-train.co.uk.
Prices are £120 for the 2 days which includes a free Rippers Tee-shirt. If you need hire gear we can offer a 50% discount of our day rate. Sups and surfboards will be provided free if required.

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