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Improving as a Racer, Part 1, the Undersides
Getting better is a matter of making fewer mistakes. But what is a mistake? Let's start by looking at the underside of the boat.
Feb 13, 2010
9:41:00 AM
Being A Good New Crew, Part 3, Learn a Job
Once you've gotten the lingo and have started observing and reporting, the next step is to learn a job.
Feb 7, 2010
12:25:00 PM
Being A Good New Crew, Part 2, Learn the Lingo
There are a lot of weird words used in sailing, and in racing in particular. Learn them and you'll know more about what's happening on the course. This is a glossary of sorts.
Jan 28, 2010
8:40:00 PM
How to be Good Crew
Skippers are always looking for new crew. Here's what you should do to get invited back. Part 1 - Observe and communicate.
Jan 14, 2010
4:14:00 PM
Sailing and Racing Basic Concepts
New crew usually need to understand some basic concepts before going out on a race for the first time. Things like, "heeling", "tacking", "jibing", and so on.
Aug 22, 2009
12:02:00 PM