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Join Oakcliff for Meteorology 102 with Chelsea Carlson

by Oakcliff Sailing 7 Feb 12:48 PST 18:30 ET February 11, 2021
Join Oakcliff for Meteorology 102 with Chelsea Carlson © Oakcliff Sailing

Join us for an in-depth look at puffs & lulls and learn how to connect the dots for the win. Meteorology expert Chelsea Carlson of Sea-Tactics will teach us how to understand and predict wind shifts using practical examples covering:

  • Causes and indicators for changes in the wind
  • The anatomy of puffs & lulls, including "thermals" and clouds
  • Understand puff patterns on the race course
  • Main types of wind shifts and their accompanying racing strategies

Tickets are $20. If you can't attend live, you will receive a recording of the workshop emailed to you afterwards.

Chelsea is a degreed meteorologist and lifelong sailor who has 'tied the knot' between the science of weather and the strategy of sailboat racing. She's the meteorologist for the US Sailing Team and has a variety of racing experience from one design dinghies to navigating keelboats offshore.

This virtual workshop is ideal for anyone who wants to truly understand the race course on a scientific level.

Sign up here.

If you need a basic meteorology refresher first, make sure your supporter donation is up to date and log in to our supporter media portal to watch her session from last spring, along with all of our previous virtual workshops. Email Patrick for details.

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