Terry's Tips Terry's Tips: Managing Traffic Jan 7th, 2014 By Terry Hutchinson Keeping it simple is key to managing traffic in big fleets, as well as having a good understanding of the boat's performance and how to make gains, says Terry Hutchinson. Terry's Tips: How To Bring The New Guy Up to Speed Dec 5th, 2013 By Terry Hutchinson Bringing new blood on board for your midwinter events? Terry Hutchinson shares his team-dynamic tips. Terry's Tips: Keep it Real, Keep it Simple Nov 4th, 2013 By Terry Hutchinson When the team hasn't sailed together in a while, there's an easy way to get everyone on the same page and going fast. Terry's Tips: Be Ready For the Change Aug 6th, 2013 By Terry Hutchinson A course change usually comes at the worse time possible: while you're rounding a mark in a pile up. But that whistle and Code Flag Charlie will have the info you need to… Terry's Tips: How Are We Doing? Jun 5th, 2013 By Terry Hutchinson Even the best tacticians pick the wrong side on occasion. When that happens, the key is to identify early on that things aren't going well and make a move to minimize the… Terry's Tips: Finding Your Balance May 1st, 2013 By Terry Hutchinson Sailing upwind can be a lot like walking on a tightrope. Finding your equilibrium is difficult. Once you balance everything, however, forward progress will come rapidly. Terry's Tips: When the Line Bias and Course Favor Disagree Apr 1st, 2013 By Terry Hutchinson Oftentimes in sailing, you can't have it all. A starting line where the favored side is opposite of where you want to go for the leg is but one of many examples. Terry… Terry's Tips: The Ultimate Warm-Up Plan Mar 5th, 2013 By Terry Hutchinson It's one of the first things you learn in grade-school gym: the value of a proper warm-up. But getting ready for a sailing race requires more than 20 jumping jacks and some… Terry's Tips: Recovering from an OCS Feb 6th, 2013 By Terry Hutchinson Regattas are often won not by the sailor with the most great finishes, but by the sailor with the fewest bad finishes. An OCS doesn't have to ruin your race or your regatta.