Quantum Sail Design Group’s David Flynn takes a look at the Zen of sailing better and faster in his series, “The Racers Edge.”
What angle should I sail at downwind in light air? It can be useful to divide sailing downwind into three modes: under 10 knots true, 10-14, and over 14.
The more you race, the more you will realize which things have to happen and which can wait.
Where the crew positions itself is a huge component of boat speed on every point of sail.