Saturday, December 26, 2015

Blue Project & Phi-Number Launch New J/80 Project

J/80s sailing off Italy (Chiavari/ Genoa, Italy)- For four days over two weekends in February (6 & 7/ 27 & 28), the Blue Project Sailing program will be hosting their J/80 Advanced Racing Clinic designed for experienced racers and teams.  The course will be taught aboard Blue Project’s matched one-design J/80s with no more than four crew members per boat.

Featured for this amazing clinic will be coaching by a famous world sailing champion, Duccio Colombi, founder of Phi!Number (read more here @

J80 cartoonThe class covers advanced regatta skills, sail trim and boat handling, attacking and defending on the start line, powering and de-powering the sail plan, mark rounding, advanced asymmetric spinnaker trim, tactics and strategy around the race course, practical application of the racing rules and principles of an efficient team work (ashore and on board).

Further more, all participants will receive a very special original and precious certificate at the end of the clinics:  a certificate illustrated by the famous Italian cartoonist and sailor Davide Besana.

Soon, Blue Project will also announce the 1° Women’s Sailing Cup in March 2016.  To learn more about these programs, please contact Ivana Quattrini, ph# +39-335-8093904,  To learn more about the Blue Project Sailing program.