Farr 40 Europeans Comes to Italy:
2013 Rolex Farr 40 World Champion Alberto Rossi welcomes the Farr 40 class to his home port of Ancona, Italy for the Farr 40 European Championship on July 6-9. A strong fleet of 11 boats has turned out to contest the first European Championship the class has held since 2011 in Istanbul, Turkey. Full report.
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Tips For When You Need Height:
There are times where you may find yourself struggling to either keep your upwind lane, or just can’t get that height to pinch off a boat to weather. So what do you do?
First off, speed creates point, so the faster you go, the more lift your keel or centerboard will create to give you better height, point, and VMG. That said, there are still times when you think you are doing it all correctly and still aren’t matching your competitors.
Here are a few “tips” that Tim Healy from North Sails has picked up sailing a variety of boats through the years that he found…
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