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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:New 2017-2020 Rules!

Issue 141 explains all the major changes in the new 2017-2020 rulebook! Topics include the new rules about support persons, tacking in the zone, when mark-room turns off, discretionary penalties, hailing for room to tack, collisions when not racing, exoneration, conflict of interest, fair sailing, arbitration, misconduct, the new U Flag starting penalty, redress and protest procedures. A lot of good information that will be helpful this year and through 2020!

PDF emailed: Tue May 09 01:00:00 EDT 2017
Print mailed: Wed May 17 01:00:00 EDT 2017


                              'Learn The Racing Rules'  We are working on a new online
                              learning program to explain the new 2017-2020 Racing Rules.
                              If you'd like to be notified when it is ready, send us an email.

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