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Speed & Smarts is a bi-monthly newsletter packed with tips to improve your racing performance. It's written by winning AC tactician David Dellenbaugh, and each issue has 16 pages full of instructional advice on tactics, strategy, speed, boathandling and rules (plus there's no advertising!).

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David Dellenbaugh, winning Americas Cup tactician, is the author of Speed & Smarts and Learn The Racing Rules.

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THEME: Light Air vs. Heavy Air

Issue 137 explains why and how your priorities should change for sailing in Light Air versus Heavy Air. 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. 





PDF emailed: 02/10
Print mailed: 02/19


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