Racecourse Strategy: The Middle Versus the Edge

Sail the middle or hit the edges? It's a simple question with many answers.

Racing Editor Mike Ingham shares his insights on one of the most fundamental strategic decisions of a buoy race: stick to the middle of the course, or play the edges. Your overall strategy will dictate this decisions when considering the wind trend, geographic windshifts, current influence, and of course, the rest of the fleet.