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Dave Dellenbaugh Sailing

David Dellenbaugh is a champion helmsman, tactician, author, coach, rules expert and seminar leader who has spent his career helping sailors sail faster and smarter.Here are the learning resources that he has created to help you improve your racing skills.

Webinar Schedule

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Dave is running a bunch of webinars about different racing topics. All are open to the public.
All webinars include free unlimited access to the recording of each webinar session after it’s done.
If you are interested in attending any of these webinar series (or getting more info), click on the appropriate ‘Register here' link.
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Upcoming Webinars:

Webinar Series  Price

Description, Dates and Topics

Protest Principles & Strategies

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$55    Includes 1) four live webinars (90 minutes each); 2) pre-read materials; 3) a link to all written Q&A from the series, and 4) unlimited access to the REPLAYS of all four sessions.

This new four-part webinar series, led by Dave Dellenbaugh and Dave Perry, is all about protests, penalties, hearings, redress and more! What are your options when you may have broken a rule?How can you gain more confidence when filing or defending a protest? Specific topics include exoneration, alternative penalties, requirements for valid protests, preparing a protest or defense, hearing procedures, your rights in the room, protest strategies, misconduct, how to request redress, reopening a protest and appeals. Designed for any racing sailor who wants to know more about protests ‘just in case.’ The sessions are on Mondays in May at 7:30 pm EDT (GMT -4). Don’t miss this fourth series with ‘The Daves!’

May 3        On The Water

May 10       The Protest Hearing

May 17      Requesting Redress

May 24      After the Hearing

Advanced Strategy & Tactics

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$48    Includes: 1) three live webinars (90 minutes each); 2) pre-read materials; 3) a link to all written Q&A from the series, and 4) unlimited access to the REPLAYS of all sessions.

This new three-part webinar series, led by Dave Dellenbaugh, is all about strategic and tactical moves that go beyond the basics.The series will consist of expert tips and tricks for getting better starts, keeping your options open, beating nearby boats, gaining at mark roundings and going fast on beats and runs. Specific topics include tacking technique, ways to duck a starboard tacker, advanced covering, target speeds, lee-bow tacks, using/avoiding wind shadows downwind, subtle tricks at the finish line, and more! Most of the material in this webinar has not appeared in Dave’s previous webinars. Recommended for experienced racing sailors. The sessions are on Mondays in June at 7:30 pm EDT (GMT -4).

June 7       Starting and Marks

June 14      Upwind and Downwind

June 21      More Tips and Topics