Racing Tactics with Gary Jobson
Racing Tactics with Gary Jobson • 59m
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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 technical skills you and your crew need to improve the performance of your boat in both fleet and match races. 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.
Topics 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.
Also see Sail Trim & Performance Sailing with Gary Jobson
Gary takes you aboard a variety of sailboats from Solings to Maxis, demonstrating how to use your sails to get the most out of your boat's performance. Detailed graphics show the finer points of adjustments. Watch now and get your boat out in front. Episodes include Mainsail trim, Headsail trim, Spinnaker trim, Spinnaker sets and takedowns, Downwind mainsail trim, Light air racing upwind and downwind, and Trimming for performance.
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