This site is devoted to sail trim and sailing tactics and will include useful articles for all level of sailor.
Video is being used more and more to record and analyse the performance of the crew while training or racing. We consider why a helmet cam might be a good fit.
In this article we look at the advantages and disadvantages of many different approaches to the start line.
Ever wondered how the sails on a yacht really make it shift and how to set the sails to their optimum position?
The mainsheet trimmer is arguably the most important person aboard a racing yacht. If the mainsail is not generating power then there is not the slightest chance that the yacht will be in with a chance of winning.
The genoa trimmer should constantly be playing the sheet to get the maximum power from their headsail. In this article we will learn how they do this and what other controls are at their disposal.