Laser Activate Day

Laser Activate Day

Posted in Uncategorized by Sean Bly.


On Saturday 21 February commencing at 9am Somers Yacht Club in conjunction with the Victorian Laser Association is conducting a Laser Activate Day which is open to all Laser sailors.

The Laser Activate program has the following objectives:

  • To provide active Laser sailors with professional Laser specific coaching.
  • To encourage Laser owners with idle boats to get back on the water with coaching in the morning and the option of participating in the club race in the afternoon.
  • To provide active Laser sailors with professional Laser specific coaching.
  • The coaching focus is on boat set up, and the development of boat handling and racing skills.
  • To create an atmosphere where sailors rekindle their love of sailing and racing with no pressure on performance.
  • Meet Laser sailors with similar goals and objectives, and build the Laser community.

Ben Gunther will coach the group in the morning, and will be on the race course in the afternoon and provide a post-race debrief.

In addition to the coaching, Laser Association representatives will be at Somers and will value idle boats that owners may wish to sell, as there is a strong second hand market for Lasers. PSA have provided us with a spare parts listing, and any parts ordered on the day will be sold at 20% discount for one consolidated order.

Somers Yacht Club has generously agreed to underwrite the Activate Day, so the cost for the day is $30.00 per participant. Bookings are essential through Trybooking

We look forward to seeing you on the water for a great day of coaching and sailing.