Racing Tactics with Gary Jobson

Racing Tactics with Gary Jobson

A video by Rob Dubin with Gary Jobson.
From the Sailing Quarterly Video Magazine library. In this 66 minute how-to sailing video, America's Cup champion Gary Jobson covers the racing tactics and technical skills you and your crew need to improve the performance of your boat in both fleet and match races.

This is the FULL VIDEO. You have interactive access to all 10 segments.

Gary takes you aboard a variety of sailboats to provide hands-on lessons. He uses animation and graphics to visualize concepts like wind shear and starting techniques that will help you get your boat out in front.

Episodes include the Role of the Tactician... Tools and Tactics for Reading the Wind... Tuning up your boat and crew... Starting tactics... Mark Roundings... Match Racing... Instruments & Polars... Target boat speed... and Tactics for Offshore Racing.
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  • Racing Tactics with Gary Jobson

    This is the FULL VIDEO ONLY. If you also want access to individual episodes, buy the SERIES.

    A video by Rob Dubin with Gary Jobson.
    From the Sailing Quarterly Video Magazine library. In this 66 minute how-to sailing video, America's Cup champion Gary Jobson covers racing tactics that the tech...

Extras

  • 103E: The Role of the Tactician

    Gary Jobson with racing tips on the role of the tactician. How to strategize and motivate the crew to achieve the best boat performance
    103E

  • 104C: Reading the Wind Part 1

    You cannot see the wind but you can learn how to read the wind. America’s Cup tactician Gary Jobson shares great tips on how to watch the water, other boats, your instruments, sails and put this all together to be able to read what the wind is doing and will be doing to your boat. Get the edge b...

  • 201E: Reading the Wind Part 2

    Gary Jobson with more on tools and tactics to practice in reading the wind.
    201E

  • 602C: Tuning your Boat for Racing

    Gary Jobson’s advise for tuning your boat, rig and crew the morning of the race. Plus what to practice as you head for the starting line. A thorough check list of the important items to test, check and practice before the start. Go through the motions before the critical time when you are racing...

  • 102D: Starting Tactics

    From the Sailing Quarterly collection.
    Tips from Gary Jobson for maximum speed off the starting line complete with racing footage and explanatory graphics. 102D

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  • 303D: Match Racing Tactics and Strategies

    Gary Jobson explains the tactics, strategies and rules that we will be seeing during the America’s Cup match races.
    303D

  • 202D: Instruments and Polars

    Gary Jobson explains how to use your instruments and a polar chart to achieve your best speed and angle to the mark.
    202D

  • 203D: Achieving Target Boat Speed

    Gary Jobson explains how to steer and trim your sails to achieve target boat speed and shows how tips work on small and large boats alike.
    203D

  • 504C: Offshore Racing Tactics

    Gary Jobson explains his tactics on a 60 mile point to point race from Miami to Palm Beach. Experience the thrill of the chase plus starting, navigation, currents and more. Gary first assigns tasks to each crew, then he takes us through the details of a strategic start and continues with offshor...