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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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145 Starting Tactics

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ISSUE #: 145
THEME: Starting Tactics
DATE: Aug/Sep 2018

CONTENTS: This issue is all about Starting Tactics – the boat-on-boat moves you can make to implement your starting strategy amidst a fleet of competitors. Topics include 

  • tactical philosophy
  • making a port-tack approach
  • how to handle ‘blockers’ and ’tailgaters’
  • why you should set up early on starboard tack
  • starboard-tack tactical tricks
  • protecting your hole to leeward
  • using a line sight
  • recognizing line sag
  • and more!