Sailing faster with our valuable strategy & tactics

Sailing faster is vital to win races and stay ahead of your opponents. But keeping up your speed and sail as fast as you can is easier said than done. That´s why our sailing experts and award-winning champions share their secrets with you on this page. You will discover how to sail your boat as fast as possible, but also learn about the wind, strategy and tactics that make you sail faster.

LEARN FROM THE BEST SAILORS IN THE WORLD

SAILING FASTER THAN THE WIND – IS THAT POSSIBLE?

The top speed of a boat – and how fast it can go – is dependent on a lot of factors. If you use the right tactics under the right conditions sailing faster than the wind is possible. Techniques like foiling are a making sure that you sail your boat as fast as possible by conserving energy that the wind produces. By taking advantage of both true and apparent wind and using the right sailing techniques you will be able to sail faster than the wind. 

SAILING FAST AS THE OBVIOUS, BUT DIFFICULT, WAY OF WINNING RACES

Be the fastest and you win the race. Sounds pretty straightforward, right? But as mentioned before, it´s not so easy to be the fastest sailor on the water as the conditions during a race are never the same. Sailing faster is all about choosing the right strategy and using the best tactics for the conditions you are sailing in. Our webinar with Australian champion Nathan Outteridge will teach you about upwind performance as a key to sailing better and faster. Watch the webinar preview now or subscribe to watch the full episode in our ´Sail Better series´.

OUR READS ON SAILING YOUR BOAT FASTER

SAILING UPWIND

The more you sail, the better you’ll understand the huge effect that different wind speeds have on sailing. The difference between really light winds and strong winds is enormous. At low wind speeds, it’s a game of chess, trying to spot the best wind from the patches of darkness on the water, moving gently around the boat so that you don’t disturb the boat’s momentum. At high wind speeds over 20 knots, it’s a battle against the elements, where physical courage and determination come into play.

SAILING RACE

The first time you take part in a sailing race can feel like an overwhelming challenge. Even if you’ve already mastered the basics of sailing, the presence of other boats on the race course can feel intimidating. It doesn’t have to be that way, as sailing journalist Andy Rice explains…

SAILING TRAINING

So in this article, we’re going to look at ways of creating a structured training programme that will bring you focus, fulfillment, and better results on the race course. And we’ll show you how to have fun doing your sailing training too!

How to win a sailing race?

In order to win your next race it is wise to gather knowledge about crucial parts of the race. This includes preparation as well. A good start, effective training, defining the right strategy and tactics before the race starts are just as important as the race itself. Therefor we made up these great resources, like webinars and articles written by pro´s and experts, that will help you to win your next sailing race. Stay up to date with the latstest content by subscribing to our newsletter.

LEARN FROM THE BEST SAILORS IN THE WORLD

SAILING FASTER THAN THE WIND – IS THAT POSSIBLE?

The top speed of a boat – and how fast it can go – is dependent on a lot of factors. If you use the right tactics under the right conditions sailing faster than the wind is possible. Techniques like foiling are a making sure that you sail your boat as fast as possible by conserving energy that the wind produces. By taking advantage of both true and apparent wind and using the right sailing techniques you will be able to sail faster than the wind. 

SAILING FAST AS THE OBVIOUS, BUT DIFFICULT, WAY OF WINNING RACES

Be the fastest and you win the race. Sounds pretty straightforward, right? But as mentioned before, it´s not so easy to be the fastest sailor on the water as the conditions during a race are never the same. Sailing faster is all about choosing the right strategy and using the best tactics for the conditions you are sailing in. Our webinar with Australian champion Nathan Outteridge will teach you about upwind performance as a key to sailing better and faster. Watch the webinar preview now or subscribe to watch the full episode in our ´Sail Better series´.

OUR READS ON SAILING YOUR BOAT FASTER

SAILING UPWIND

The more you sail, the better you’ll understand the huge effect that different wind speeds have on sailing. The difference between really light winds and strong winds is enormous. At low wind speeds, it’s a game of chess, trying to spot the best wind from the patches of darkness on the water, moving gently around the boat so that you don’t disturb the boat’s momentum. At high wind speeds over 20 knots, it’s a battle against the elements, where physical courage and determination come into play.

SAILING RACE

The first time you take part in a sailing race can feel like an overwhelming challenge. Even if you’ve already mastered the basics of sailing, the presence of other boats on the race course can feel intimidating. It doesn’t have to be that way, as sailing journalist Andy Rice explains…

SAILING TRAINING

So in this article, we’re going to look at ways of creating a structured training programme that will bring you focus, fulfillment, and better results on the race course. And we’ll show you how to have fun doing your sailing training too!

How to win a sailing race?

In order to win your next race it is wise to gather knowledge about crucial parts of the race. This includes preparation as well. A good start, effective training, defining the right strategy and tactics before the race starts are just as important as the race itself. Therefor we made up these great resources, like webinars and articles written by pro´s and experts, that will help you to win your next sailing race. Stay up to date with the latstest content by subscribing to our newsletter.