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March 7, 2018
Tactical Leeward Gate Essentials
The goal of a leeward gate rounding is to pick the best gate mark to allow short-term gains, a quick exit from under the fleet and a move toward the next shift.
December 12, 2017
Getting Clear in Big Fleets
When you have a tough start, get clear of other boats and head toward clear air to stay in the game.
July 5, 2016
From the Archives: The Essential Leebow
When executed at the right time, the right place, and with proper technique, a leebow can be a game-changing tactical move.
September 24, 2015
Great starts or perfect beats are the stuff that dreams of made of. But when the occasional nightmare start or terrible mark rounding sabatoges your plans, there are ways to salvage a positive outcome. "Tactics" from our May 2011 issue.
January 30, 2012
Think Simple Thoughts
Sometimes you can think your way out of a race if you're focusing on the wrong things, says Ed Baird. Simplifying your tactics will keep your racecourse priorities straight. From the SW Archive, our June 1996 issue.
June 3, 2002