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Dave Dellenbaugh Sailing

David Dellenbaugh is a champion helmsman, tactician, author, coach, rules expert and seminar leader who has spent his career helping sailors sail faster and smarter.Here are the learning resources that he has created to help you improve your racing skills.

Webinar Schedule

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Dave has scheduled webinars to replace and supplement his in-person seminars that were cancelled this spring. Here is the current list of events. All are open to the public.
All webinars will be led by Dave Dellenbaugh, and all include 1) a free Speed & Smarts back issue for each of the webinar topics, and 2) free access to a replay of each webinar session after it’s done. 
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Webinar Series  Price

Description, Dates and Topics


Defeat the Beat


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Includes all four webinars (90 minutes each), plus 1) a free back issue of Speed & Smarts as a pre-read for each topic, and 2) free unlimited access to the REPLAYS of all four webinars.

This new four-part webinar series, led by Dave Dellenbaugh, is all about how to be more successful on windward legs. Sailing upwind smartly and quickly is often the key to a successful race, and this webinar series will take a wholistic look at the ingredients you need to 'defeat the beat.' Topics include picking the favored side, playing wind shifts, current, measuring risk, crossing tactics, covering, tacking, understanding key rules, sail trim, changing gears and lots more! The sessions are on Mondays in November at 7:00 pm EST.

Begins 7:00pm

November 2   Upwind: STRATEGY

November 9   Upwind: RULES

November 16   Upwind: SPEED

November 23   Upwind: TACTICS