022 | Stakeboats
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  • 00:23  Intro

  • 00:49  This episode is an outgrowth of Episode 018 | Maneuvering

  • 01:08  What is a stakeboat?

  • 02:34  Emotions surrounding stakeboats

  • 03:44  Types of stakeboats

  • 04:46  Considerations for the marshaling area - knowing your race info (event, heat, lane #)

  • 06:56  "Centers" in sprint racing

  • 08:31  More considerations for the marshaling area - early/late/false starts

  • 12:13  Note how the race start is being called

  • 13:20  Final prep for rowers - layers, water, oarlocks

  • 14:00  Final reconnaissance and switching to floating starts in bad conditions

  • 15:05  Awareness and defensiveness in the marshaling area

  • 17:36  Different stakeboat types necessitate different approaches

  • 18:25  Warning about stakeboat anchor lines

  • 20:20  Knowing which side to approach an individual stakeboat on

  • 22:19  Using wind to your advantage when approaching an individual stakeboat

  • 24:20  How each host approaches an individual stakeboat in a stern-loaded 8+

  • 31:39  How each host approaches a "starting platform"-style stakeboat in a stern-loaded 8+

  • 35:58  Locking onto a stakeboat in a bowloaded 4+

  • 37:51  Adjusting your point once you've locked onto the stakeboat

  • 41:09  The practice of "recognizing hands"

  • 43:56  What each host does in the final moments before the start

  • 49:30  Balancing authenticity and meeting the needs of your crew

  • 51:08  Sally's Shakespearean starting speech

  • 52:36  Episode recap

  • 53:48  The importance of practicing stakeboat maneuvers

  • 55:16  When the "stakeboat" is a launch

  • 56:26  Shout Out: to volunteer stakeboat holders

  • 57:10  Quick Pick: "saving the stern" tip from TheCoxHub blog

  • 58:24  Closing