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How to progress to AC? Which classes to train in?

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Greetings fellow anarchists!

 

I've been sailing lasers for a while now, and have raced several regattas on my buddy's J105. My dream is to find a spot on an America's Cup boat one day. I'm looking for advice on how to get there from where I am now.

 

Which classes should I join and race?

What is the best way to become a pro crew?

What advice/ special insight do you have?

 

Thanks!

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What advice/ special insight do you have?

It is considered polite here to post photos of your girlfriend's tits. Then get back under your bridge, little troll, before the bad creatures of SAAC spit-roast you for dinner.

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Greetings fellow anarchists!

 

I've been sailing lasers for a while now, and have raced several regattas on my buddy's J105. My dream is to find a spot on an America's Cup boat one day. I'm looking for advice on how to get there from where I am now.

 

Which classes should I join and race?

What is the best way to become a pro crew?

What advice/ special insight do you have?

 

Thanks!

 

The J105 should be good preparation for doing 40 knots on a foiling cat. Does your buddy steer while you sit on the rail? Sitting on the rail is very good practice for a future career in high performance sailing.

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Winning an Olympic Gold in any class should do it.

Lots of AC crew members who dont have any medals, you probably "just" have to become the best in your role irrelevant of whatever class it is you sail in.

At the moment multihull skills are much sought after so IMHO classes like F18 and Nacra 17 would be good places to start.

Good luck.

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