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Insight into Running a Big Boat Program.  Brett: For something a little different from the normal sailboat racing tips I am speaking with Rod Hagebols, an extremely well-qualified professional sailor and accomplished sailing coach. A few Classes that Rod has sailed:  Int Cadet, Fireball, Flying Dutchman, Int 14, Etchells, Star, J24, 12m, Soling, 1D35, Quarter Ton, Farr 40, Sydney 38, TP52, Maxi. Rod's...
Following are excerpts from an interview I did with Glenn Bourke regarding Racing In A Large Fleet. Glenn is an Olympian, an Americas Cup crew, an Ocean racer and a multiple world champion in several classes. He is known for his attention to detail and meticulous approach to preparation and then execution out on the racetrack. Brett: Approaching a weather mark, or...
In the excerpts of an interview I conducted below, I am speaking with Sam Haines who has recently joined the ranks of yachting professional sailors and we are going to discuss Essential Training and Practice. Sam has a vast sailing background and is a qualified sailmaker, working in the industry for 19 years, having had his own loft in Melbourne...
I had a fascinating discussion with Dr Gavin Dagley Consulting Psychologist and Executive coach with a reputation for results and performance development about A Psychologists Take On Sailing You may ask why should I read further and why is Gavin worth listening to? A brief summary of some of Gavin's sailing experience and achievements follows. Some notable Sailing achievements are: 2016 1st...
  Below you will find parts of an Interview covering Psychology and Mental Toughness in Sailing that I conducted with champion sailor Dave Dellenbaugh. David is the publisher, editor and author of Speed & Smarts racing newsletter. https://www.speedandsmarts.com He was the tactician and starting helmsman on America3 during her successful defence of the America's Cup in 1992 and sailed in three other America's Cup campaigns...