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A sail stalls when airflow detaches from the back of the sail and is indicated when the leeward telltales fly forward or upwards.
The importance of effective on boat communication. I have just returned from an Australian Championship and after speaking with a number of fellow competitors, it became really evident that the best crews have a communication hierarchy. On board communication when racing is a key factor for performance. No matter what type of racing you do, when the number of crew...
    There is a sequence of actions required to prepare and execute a race series and you must focus only on what's important. Pre-Regatta Plan logistics well in advance and make sure everything on your boat is in working order. If you have a trailer or transport vehicle make sure that all maintenance is up to date. This includes the pesky wiring...
I have copied below excerpts from an interview I did on Strategy and Tactics with Australian sailing legend Rob Brown. Rob was a crew member on Australia 2 when they won the Americas Cup in 1983, breaking the longest winning streak in sporting history. Rob was also multiple 18 foot skiff world champion amongst the impressive sailing back catalogue...
With many of us in the Southern Hemisphere getting ready to head off to National championships and the Sydney to Hobart big boats already finished I thought it was a great time to re-post good mate David Dellenbaugh's article, Ingredients of Success. As I have mentioned before, Dave's website https://www.speedandsmarts.com is the best resource that I have found on the...