CHECK OUT THE SAIL BETTER WEBINAR SERIES

Improve your sailing performance with our ‘sail better’ webinar series! Our MAX ambassadors help you squeeze out that little extra on the water. Receive valuable tips and tricks and surprising insights from the best and most experienced sailors in the world. All webinars are clearly presented from (pre) start to finish/debrief. So check them out and get on the water as soon as possible!

WEBINAR #1 – SETTING GOALS – KYLE LANGFORD

Setting the right goals is essential to sail better and win races. In our first webinar with Kyle Langford, we take a deep dive into goal setting to sail better. Together with host Andy Rice and our founder and Olympian Kalle Koster, the American Cup winner share shares his thoughts on how to define and set goals for your next race.

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Spending hours and hours on the water without thoughtful preparation is entirely aimless. Therefore Kyle will take you back to the basics, so you’ll have all the insights to become a better sailor. Eventually the America’s Cup winner will give you tips and tricks to set realistic goals for each part on behalf of a symbolic race.

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WEBINAR #2 – PREPARATIONS – DYLAN FLETCHER

After the very successful first webinar with America’s Cup winner Kyle Langford discussing the importance of setting goals, we now focus on the final steps before you hit the water. This time Dylan Fletcher will emphasize the importance of focusing on the right things long before the gun. The British Olympic Gold Medal winner at Tokyo 2020 will share his thoughts about boat preparation, weather conditions, strategy, tactics and more. A good performance during the race is essential, but a decent plan of action is more than important as well.

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Moreover, Dylan will share how MAX and the Sailmon App helped him win gold in the men’s 49’er class at the Tokyo Olympics. Which data was the most useful and how did he analyse this data during the road to victory? Get an answer to these and all your other questions in this second webinar. Subscribe today, improve your sailing and become a winner.

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WEBINAR #3 – THE PERFECT START – HANNAH DIAMOND

A crucial part of sailing: the start. Are you in the right position and avoiding foul wind? Or do you make wrong decisions and fall behind? The World Championship Medallist Hannah Diamond will share her knowledge and experience about the most hectic moments of every race. Learn from the best and get ready to make the perfect start!

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The British sailing professional will give you the tips and tricks to position yourself as number one from the moment you pass the starting vessel. Get your boat speed and boat handling right, define the line, implement your strategy, make a situation plan and execute it. All essentials for the best start approach will be discussed.

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WEBINAR #4 – UPWIND PERFORMANCE – NATHAN OUTTERIDGE

Goals, preparation, start… you don’t need to be a Harvard student to know what’s the next webinar’s subject in the ‘sail better’ series. Olympic Gold Medallist and skipper and helmsman for the Japan SailGP Team Nathan Outteridge will take you further up the race course! ‘It’s all about upwind performance’ emphasizes the importance of boat speed, VMG, strategy and tactics during that crucial first leg.

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uring the one-hour interactive session, Nathan will share all his knowledge from his professional sailing career. Learn from the best, improve your sailing skills at the moments right after the gunshot and get on top of the competition. And as you are used to from us, all theoretical theories and terms (VMG, e.g.) will be explained in layman’s terms. Moreover, Kalle Coster will show you how to analyze the first leg with all different variables in the Sailmon App.

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WEBINAR #5 – DOWNWIND PERFORMANCE – RUGGERO TITA

Sailing downwind is not just about getting blown along by the wind. It demands specific skills, boat set up and awareness of your ever-changing environment if you’re to go faster than your competitors during this high-speed phase of the race. Olympic Gold Medal winner at Tokyo 2020, Nacra 17 skipper Ruggero Tita will share his ultimate gameplan for the best downwind performance possible in this one-hour webinar. Jump on board and make sure you watch this live event and the many others in our ‘sail better’ series.

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Together with host Andy Rice and co-speaker Kalle Coster, Ruggero will go into every detail of what you need to do once you’ve rounded the windward mark, including boat-specific tactics, the best angles and the winning moves. No stone will be left unturned in the quest for downwind dominance. Subscribe today, learn from one of the best sailors in the world and improve your sailing skills the next time you’re on the water. All that with just one goal: becoming a better sailor tomorrow than you are today.

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WEBINAR #6 – IMPROVE YOUR RACE DEBRIEF – KONSTANTINOS TRIGONIS

If you think a sailboat race stops at the finish line, think again. Sailors who really want to improve their performance need to learn from their actions (good and bad) on the water. Only those who take their race or training into deeper analysis once they are off the water will turn themselves into winners. Who better than Olympic coach Konstantinos Trigonis to talk you through the post-race debrief in a one-hour webinar?

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Our favourite host Andy Rice will give the online stage to Konstantinos where he will share his years of experience and knowledge about how to get the most out of your post-race debrief. The Greek sailor participated in four Olympics, won multiple European and  World Championships in the F18 catamaran and coached the Team Allianz Dutch 470 Womens Team towards Tokyo 2020.

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WEBINAR #7 – IQFOIL CLASS WEBINAR – SAM SILLS

Are you really into IQFOIL and do you want to know more about how you can improve your foiling with our technology? Subscribe to this first CLASS SPECIAL webinar! Youth World Champion and member of the British Sailing Team Sam Sills will lead you the way in the revolutionary world of Sailmons analytics. After the one hour webinar, you’ll know every little detail of the Sailmon App. Subscribe, learn from the best and empower yourself to go faster than your competitors!

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The ‘sail better’ webinar veterans Andy Rice and Kalle Coster will be joining as well to guarantee a complete overview of all features. From data analysing to (live) comparison and from upwind performance to video replays. It will all be discussed. Even if you don’t have a Sailmon instrument onboard, this webinar is still interesting to attend. The Sailmon App can be downloaded for free and give you – even when you don’t track your own trips – a lot of analytical insights from other (world-class) sailors.

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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.

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.