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Sail & ride #15439
01/16/03 10:37 AM
01/16/03 10:37 AM
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The following two ideas might improve the sailing community's cardio:

1. Subsitution of throw out score.

Your throwout score could be substituted with
an OPTIONAL cycling Time Trail finish.
The TT does not have to marathon, say 5 to 20 minutes.
It could be done in mornings or evenings.
(use modified Texel system for rating?)
note: if you TT poorly, you have something to work on.

2. Biathalons.

sailing and cycling (or mountain biking).
side note: don't they sail and ski in one regatta in Tahoe, CA?


For those sailors over 40 or 50, you know the importance of maintaining
your cardio... etc. If you cannot ride a bike should you be on a cat?
Obviously, some regatta site's would better suited for this than others.
Cycling is better than running because it is easier on the joints, for the
running impaired. Cycling is a lot more fun than running. (obviously bias)


Cheers,
Chris

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Re: Sail & ride [Re: sail7seas] #15440
01/16/03 10:49 PM
01/16/03 10:49 PM
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Chris, we have had two events that combine sports. One is the "Mountain to Sea Event" from Mt Baker down to Bellingham, WA Bay. The event combines a run, cycle and sailing event.
We also had events in our "Nutfreezer" races with a "Sea and Ski". Hobie Cat sailing event on one day, and downhill ski race using NASTAR courses at a nearby ski location on the second day. The NASTAR system adjusts for age, sex, etc. A local pro sets the course baseline time each day. The Ski race counted as one or more of the races, and was combined with the sailing races for a total score.

Caleb Tarleton


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