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Road To Gold Live Q&A and Race Analysis with SailGP coach Jacopo Plazzi

by Andy Rice 6 Jul 07:46 PDT 8 July 2024
Road To Gold Live Q&A and Race Analysis with SailGP coach Jacopo Plazzi © Road To Gold

It's just a few days out from the Season 4 finale of SailGP, with the showdown set to take place in San Francisco on 13/14 July. In a break with the usual format for Road To Gold Q&A live calls, we'll be looking at the unique challenges of SailGP with someone who knows best, Jacopo Plazzi.

Coach to the Swiss team, Jacopo has been working closely with usual skipper Seb Schneiter as well as veteran 'stand-in' skipper Nathan Outteridge. Looking back through recorded footage of SailGP races, Jacopo will explain some of the strategies, tactics and course-management priorities on the race track.

Following an Olympic career in the 49er where he achieved a European bronze medal, Jacopo is also working alongside Road To Gold's resident coach, Hamish Willcox, as part of the Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli programme. Jacopo is coach and Youth & Women's Coordinator to the Italian America's Cup campaign, so there's also an opportunity to ask Jacopo about his work there, and how it compares with SailGP.

Join Road To Gold regulars Hamish Willcox and Andy Rice for an hour of go-faster conversation with Jacopo. This is YOUR opportunity to put questions to the one of the best all-round sailing and coaching talents.

What we'll be covering...

TOPIC: SailGP Special!

Apart from the main topic of the call, the Road To Gold team will be digging into a wide range of topics with our special guest. This is a unique format - half podcast and half phone-in.

How often do you get the chance to put questions directly to high-calibre sailors like Jacopo? Get online with Road To Gold this Monday for a free Zoom call and no-fluff 60-minute Q&A session.

What do YOU want to know about racing faster?

Feel free to ask your question(s) during the call, but if you can't make it live then you can send them in beforehand - hit Reply to this email, or fill out our quick survey. If you just want to sit back and enjoy the chat, that's fine too!

WHEN: Monday 8 July, 1800 UTC

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Free Zoom invite

Join Zoom Meeting with Road To Gold + Jacopo Plazzi, SailGP analysis
Meeting ID: 862 7516 3395 Passcode: 354322

Whether you're a dedicated weekend warrior or full-time professional racer, there'll be go-faster gold in this 60 minutes of analysis and conversation.

Have a great weekend, and see you then!


Andy Rice
Co-Creator, Road To Gold

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