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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:Starting Tactics

This issue is all about Starting Tactics 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! 

PDF emailed: Wed Sep 19 01:00:00 EDT 2018
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