404B: Spinnaker Trim and Coordinated Crew Work
Sail Trim & Performance Sailing with Gary Jobson • 7m 1s
Learn what to look for in a properly trimmed spinnaker and how to coordinate your crew so everyone works together for perfect spinnaker trim. Demonstrated with racing crew onboard IMS Merrythought.
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502D: Light Air Racing
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501D: Downwind Mainsail Trim for Raci...
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503D: Downwind Tactics for Light Air
Gary Jobson reveals his tactics for sailing downwind in light air. Specific guidance on sail trim, steering and position of crew weight, how to play the spinnaker and main in light air as low as 3 – 6 knots, and even no air of 0 – 3 knots. The key is not to get frustrated; rather thrive on light ...