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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.

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137 Light vs. Heavy Air

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ISSUE #: 137
THEME:Light vs. Heavy Air
DATE: Jan/Feb 2016

CONTENTS: This issue is all about the differences between racing in Light Air and Heavy Air. It's the second in our 'comparative analysis' series designed to compare and contrast various parts of our sport. Issue 137 explains why and how your priorities should change for sailing in different wind velocities. It includes topics such as the nature of wind shadows, the value of pressure versus shifts, the cost of boathandling maneuvers, current effects, changing laylines, boatspeed considerations, tactical moves and more.