Q&A with world famous sailors Murray Jones and Jordi Calafat


How do you configure your rig for maximum speed? Whether you’re talking about small boats, multihulls or keelboats, two experts who really know all about rig tuning are the five-time America’s Cup winner, New Zealand’s Murray Jones, and Olympic gold medalist. 470 Jordi Calafat of Spain. Calafat is also America’s Cup winner and Volvo Ocean Race veteran. Today, he is one of the essential sails designers of Quantum Sails.

America’s Cup winner Murray Jones. Photo – Emirates Team NZ

Join the pair for an in-depth Q&A this week with the Road To Gold team. The Road To Gold is an online program developed by former 470 world champion Hamish Willcox and sailing journalist and commentator Andy Rice. It is designed to put your sailing campaign (whether at club or Olympic level) on the right track.

Jordi Calafat
Jordi Calafat has extensive sailing experience – from the 470s to the Volvo Ocean Race and more. Photo – American Magic

Make sure you are registered with Route to Gold Facebook Group to get the Zoom link to the call.

The Q&A will begin on Zoom at 10 a.m. UK time / 11 a.m. Central European time on Wednesday morning, July 7. It’s 7 p.m. in Brisbane, Australia, where Hamish is in the final days of training with Pete Burling and Blair Tuke on their 49er campaign for the Olympic regatta next month in Tokyo.

Q&A will be based on common platform setup issues and best solutions.

Whatever your current boating level, whatever type of boat you’re piloting, join Hamish and Andy for this 60-minute Q&A session to ask your specific questions. Here’s how to answer the call:

1. Make sure you are registered with the Route to Gold Facebook Group to get the Zoom link to the call.

2. Click on the Zoom link and register to join Wednesday’s call.

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Learn more about the 12-step plan for a world-class campaign: www.roadtogold.net

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