windward mark roundings Smart Roundings at the Top Mark Sep 21st, 2012 By Stuart Walker Join the layline parade to the weather mark too early or too late, and you’ll struggle to round. Pick the right moment, and you’ll capitalize at the top of the beat. From the… Approaching the Weather Mark May 7th, 2012 Weigh the variables of a port or starboard approach to the weather mark. "Tactics" from our January 1997 issue. Rights Near the Windward Mark Jul 5th, 2007 By Dick Rose Dick Rose looks into an all-too-common weather-mark incident. From our June 2007 issue.