From the Experts Archive: Gate Start Basics

In this article from our April 1995 issue, Scott Iklé describes the best methods for a Gate Start, also known as a Rabbit Start.

July 9, 2012
Sailing World


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Gate starts? If you know someone who has raced internationally in large dinghy fleets, there’s a good chance you’ve heard about “the gate.” Since these starts are rarely used in North America, however, there’s a better chance that you’ve never heard of it. Yet with a large fleet, the gate is probably the fairest method of starting. Read more here.


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