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The Cunningham - and MKII Lasersail

One of the most important trimlines on a laser, the Cunningham. We show you what happens with the sail if you adjust the Cunningham, and what the ideal setting is in all conditions! For the complete trimguide, click here!

CUNNINGHAM - TRIM - MK2 - SAIL SETUP

Sailing Upwind fast!

Take a look what to look for when sailing a Laser fast upwind. Roelof Bouwmeester shows how it is done and how you can practice it for yourself. Check it out, and pay attention to how wel balanced his boat is...!

HIKING - STEERING - BALANCE - BODY MOVEMENT

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SportVid is founded by two professional sailors/ coaches. They have many years of experience as sailors at the highest level, coaching talented youth sailors and Olympic athletes. They use their experience in Sailing and coaching, to share their knowledge with you! By making professional videos you can profit from their tips and tricks, before and after you go on the water. Check out their personal careers below.

Roelof Bouwmeester

Roelof Bouwmeester Founder/ Coach

Roelof Bouwmeester

Founder/ Coach

Roelof Bouwmeester
Roelof Bouwmeester, former professional Laser sailor. With many years of experience and a #3 toprank on the ISAF Worldranking. Roelof is now coaching and training his younger sister Marit Bouwmeester, Olympic champion 2016 in Rio! Downwind sailing is one of Roelof's specialties. He is one of the fastest (laser)sailors when it comes down to the downwind technique, and surfing waves.

With SportVid he is headcoach involved as headcoach on regatta Centre Muiderzand, NL. He is very much involved in getting more kids to start sailing and coaches to share theire knowledge with regional sailingclubs.
Contact roelof at roelof@sportvid.nl
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Sietse-Jan Sietzema

Sietse-Jan Sietzema Founder/ Coach

Sietse-Jan Sietzema

Founder/ Coach

Sietse-Jan Sietzema
Sietse-Jan Sietzema, former professional Laser sailor. With many years experience in training and coaching. Sietse-Jan has a degree in Physical education, personal training. He was the owner of a Sportcentre/ gym in the Netherlands. Sietse was one of the fastest lasersailors in strong conditions and sailing upwind.

With SportVid he is headcoach involved as headcoach on regatta Centre Muiderzand, NL. Together with Roelof, he is sharing his knowledge about sailing, coaching and learning with SportVid.
Contact Sietse at sietsejan@sportvid.nl
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Marit Bouwmeester videos
Marit Bouwmeester Videobox

oct 2016

A must have video serie for all (Laser)sailors. Olympic gold medalist Marit Bouwmeester, shares all her techniques, tips and tricks with you! In over 100 minutes of video she explains and shows you all the aspects of sailing a Laser.

MK2 Lasersail
MKII - Laser Trimguide video

May 2016

Tacking in a laser! We will show you what the different stages of the tack are and what the best technique is to use. We will learn you how the objective of the tack changes in different wind strengths and sea conditions.

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