Photo by Jamie Morrison Sailing races are lost not won and it's the competitors who make the fewest mistakes that end up on top. The mistakes that we make don't go away on their own and as sailors we tend to make the same mistakes week after week. Making notes during races about what worked and what didn't will ensure that...
Upwind legs are the most important part of a race, and they offer the greatest opportunities for sailors to gain an advantage over their competition. Sailing fast upwind is one of the most challenging aspects of the sport. In this blog, we'll explore the best ways to sail upwind, strategies to help you sail fast and smart, and why upwind...
Ask the Right Question - I have copied below excerpts from an interview I did with Aussie sailor Mike Quirk in order to find out what questions to ask in the boat park in order to get better. Quirky is a successful businessman and that success has flowed through to his sailing. He regularly sails in regattas and championships in...
If you're a competing sailor, you know that the sport requires a lot of skill, knowledge, and practice. Whether you're a novice or a seasoned sailor, there's always room for improvement. But where do you start? How can you take your sailing skills to the next level? With so much information out there, it can be overwhelming to know which...
Sailing Growth and Progress - Sometimes, as sailors, we might find ourselves hesitating when faced with the more challenging aspects of our sailing. It's human nature to favour the familiar, to shy away from the demanding… But it's these tougher aspects that often provide the best opportunities for growth and progress. While we often fool ourselves into thinking otherwise, it's not...




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