Andreas Josenhans’ Check Lists for a great 2016 Chester Race Week
For the past decade, Andreas Josenhans has been providing first class sailing management and attention to detail for Chester Race Week. He has worked in management at North Sails for over 25 years, is considered the Swan 45 Class Leader within North Sails, has sailed in most major sailing events across the globe with a variety of teams and was inducted into Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame in 1981.
For Chester Race Week 2016 Andreas has provided a series of 3 check lists to keep your boat and skipper and crew in winning form and able to take on the best on the water. During the 2016 Race Week, on Thursday, Friday and Saturday mornings, Andreas will do the ‘talk on the porch’ which is typically a 45 minute session at the Chester Yacht Club covering topics which resonate with entrants and are relevant to the upcoming day’s challenges.
Andreas’s Check List #2
1.Register before the August 1st deadline and save $$ by avoiding the $100.00 late fee.You can use PayPal or a Credit Card when you register on-line at www.chesterraceweek.com or call CYC 902-275-3747 during open hours and they will take your credit card information.
2.Send your current yacht insurance verification sooner rather than later. It is easy!Take a picture of your policy and email it to firstname.lastname@example.org, fax it to Chester Yacht Club 902-275-2525, or call your insurance agent and have him send it to CYC. Please note that you will not be able to participate without proof of insurance.
3.Organize launch and haul if you are trailering to Chester
4.Find a mooring in Chester
5.Locate housing in Chester
6.Update your Chartplotter software or your paper charts
7.Locate all potential race marks physically
8.Insert all marks into Chartplotter
9.Acquire sail repair tape
10.Practice boathandling at home
11.Confirm all safety kit is on-board