When Covering Isn’t…:
Whether you’re into match racing or not, Dave Perry can make your sailing light-bulb a bit brighter. In The Dial Up match racing newsletter, Perry discusses covering tactics that can apply to all types of racing.
You have a one to two length lead up the first beat and are on starboard tack approaching your opponent on port tack. You want to “cover” them, so you cross them and tack one length to windward of them. You’ve got them right where you want them, right? Wrong. You just tacked in the worst possible place! (
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – When Covering Isn’t…, Editor
Grand Slam Series 2019:
The Grand Slam Series is a series of four Grade 2 match racing events in the USA in which the overall winner receives an invitation to the 2020 Congressional Cup, the 56th edition of this Grade One match race regatta held in Long Beach, CA. Details.
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – Grand Slam Series 2019, Editor