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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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143 Fleet Tactics

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ISSUE #: 143
THEME: Fleet Tactics
DATE: Jan/Feb 2018

CONTENTS:This issue is all about tactical moves that will help you navigate your way around the race course amidst a fleet of boats. Topics include:

  • why you should avoid tactics whenever possible
  • the different general types of tactics
  • • tricks for approaching the starting line
  • assessing your tactical risk
  • keeping your tactical options open
  • first beat versus second beat tactics
  • port-tack approaches to the windward mark
  • making strategic-tactical compromises
  • keeping clear lanes downwind
  • exiting the leeward mark
  • and more.