David Dellenbaugh's Speed & Smarts Follow us on Facebook

Sail Faster & Smarter!

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!).

More Info | Sample Issue | Testimonials | Subscribe

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

Latest Issue


THEME: Play Fair!

Why is good sportsmanship important in sailing? Because no matter how hard we compete, most of us still want to have fun. And almost all of us feel it’s critical to have a fair playing field. If we want to  attract more racers to the sport and continue getting good race management, sportsmanship is the only way to go. On top of all that, it makes us feel good . . .  . . .  MORE


PDF emailed: 02/24
Print mailed: 03/03


  • 1994-2014:  20 Years of Speed and Smarts!
  • New! Back issue 'Bundles'! Check 'em out here
  • 'Learn The Racing Rules' - Check out our two-part DVD set that explains the racing rules through 2016!