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Head Coach: Rulo
Javier "Rulo" Borojovich is one of the world’s most sought after coaches in the Laser and Optimist classes. He is the co-founder of the Laser Training Center in Cabarete, Dominican Republic, where he has been Head Coach since 2003. While in Cabarete, Rulo has coached a number of Olympic competitors, including US gold medalist Anna Tunnicliffe, Andrew Campbell (USA), Lisa Ross (CAN), Bernard Luttmer (CAN), Tania Calles (MEX), and Diego Romero (ITA). Rulo is the author and producer of several popular videos, including Advanced Laser Boat Handling and The New Racing Rules. In addition to being a world champion sailor and coach, Rulo is a physician specializing in internal medicine and sport medicine.
2014 WIND Youth Clinic
"Creating Future Generations of Champions"
July 1-4, 2014
WIND Youth Clinic is a comprehensive training clinic for young sailors ages 13-18 interested in developing the skills to compete at a high level. Participation is open to Laser, Laser Radial, and Laser 4.7 sailors. Coached by an accomplished staff of champion sailors, this immersion program will focus on performance sail trim, tactics and boat-handling in classroom and on-the-water sessions. Coaches will also familiarize sailors with the ins and outs of pursuing a National or Olympic campaign, including time and money management, travel and personal commitment.
WIND Clinic participants are invited to stick around and sail the following weekend in the annual WIND Regatta and Area L US Sailing Jr. Singlehanded Championship Semi-Finals (Smythe Trophy), also hosted by CGRA (separate registration).
Please note: All youth sailors must be accompanied by a parent or chaperone.
The clinic is held in the Marine Park at Cascade Locks, Oregon, in the heart of the beautiful Columbia River Gorge. Cascade Locks is a spectacular sailing venue with steady winds, warm conditions, and plenty to do on and off the water. Families can enjoy hiking, biking, windsurfing, and golf, or tour the towns in the area. Accommodations of all sorts are available, including camping within walking distance, or plenty of comfortable hotels. The Gorge is truly a great adventure for all.
Registration & Fees:
Clinic Fee: $395 for
registrations completed with payment on or before June 15, 2014. Registration
coaching, lunch each day, after-sailing snacks, and Tuesday
night barbeque dinner.
Charter boats for WIND Youth Clinic and Regatta are available at West Coast Sailing.
Cascade Locks is located in the heart of the beautiful Columbia River Gorge, 45 minutes east of Portland International Airport on Interstate 84. Cascade Locks and surrounding communities have a wide range of accommodations from camping to four-star resort hotels (see visitor information).
Columbia Gorge Racing Association
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