Malletts Bay Sailing Education Foundation
Ken Legler Clinic
Head Coach - CoEd Sailing Tufts University
Free Junior Racing Clinic with Tufts University Sailing Team Coach Ken Legler
9:30 -3:30 July 7 at Mallets Bay Boat Club
The Malletts Bay Sailing Education Foundation (MBSEF) is hosting a racing clinic with legendary Tufts coach, Ken Legler. This clinic is offered for all area junior racers on July 7 at Mallets Bay Boat Club (662 West Lake Shore Drive, Colchester VT) from 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM. Instruction will be in Optis and FJs. Boats will be provided. This is a free clinic but registration is required and limited. All participants should be active junior sailing racers participating in either
summer or high school racing teams. The clinic will include on-shore and on-water training. Coast guard approved PFDs, closed toe sailing shoes, and reusable water bottles are required. Lunch will be provided. This is a great opportunity to help local junior sailors reach an new level of racing.
About Coach Ken Legler:
Taking over a storied program from legendary coach Joe Duplin in 1980, Ken Legler is the longest tenured head coach at Tufts now in his 39th season with the Jumbos.
During that time, Tufts has won 20 national championships in sailing including eight women’s, five team racing, three dinghy, two men’s singlehanded, one women’s singlehanded and one match racing title. Also during Legler's career, Tufts has featured 32 men's All-Americans, 36 women's All-Americans and 29 men's and women's honorable mention All-Americans. His teams have also included three College Sailor of the Year recipients.
We’d like to thank the Mallets Bay Boat Club for providing the venue as well as boats for this clinic. In addition we'd like to thank Lake Champlain Yacht Club for providing boats.