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How to race in sailboats – sailboat racing basics

Are you new to sailing? Or maybe new to racing in sailboats. The following video gives you a brief overview about the basics in racing sailboats. How works the start. What does the course look like? Where to finish? With these sailboat racing basics you get an idea how to race in sailboats.

There are many different ways to race in sailboats. Very spectacular are ocean races. No land in sight, strong winds, massive waves.

Another way to race in sailboats is around a course with set marks. A single race may last around an hour. A series contains a few of those single races. Often you are able discard the worst result – this gives you the chance to recover from an early start or breakage. There are small series over the weekend (like a club race) containing 4-5 single races and there are national or international championships that may last for several days or a full week. Depending on the class of boat you sail between 7 and 20 races.

You can find all details in the Racing Rules of Sailing.

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  • I do trust all the concepts you have offered in your post. They are really convincing and can certainly work. Nonetheless, the posts are too brief for starters. May just you please prolong them a bit from subsequent time? Thank you for the post.

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    • Hi, thanks for your feedback! Much appreciated. I will prolong them in the future so that it is easier for starters to follow them. Brgds

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