Consider a Coach

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Have you considered a coach?   Most adult activities are complex. Look at tennis and golf…mastering these activities takes patience and practice. Both of these activities, too, offer coaching to help with the learning curve. In sailing, there are a number of avenues you can choose to get better. You can practice a lot, but Read More …

Upwind Performance

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Dinghy Upwind Performance, in the breeze Sailing any dinghy in breeze is a hand-full. For the Thistle, the boat is nimble, responsive and very lively. Because of this all maneuvers should be carefully calculated and communicated to the crew to ensure good teamwork, but more importantly to avoid disaster! Sailing the Thistle upwind is a Read More …

Listen to Your Helm

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Skip Dieball shares some of his Interlake tips…. For many years, I have been giving clinics and helping folks try to get more out of their Interlake sailing experience. We do this sailing thing for fun and the easier it is to sail your Interlake, the more enjoyment you’ll receive. One particular facet of sailing Read More …