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Racing strategy is your plan for how to complete the course in the absence of other boats, by considering the lay lines, the effect of the wind strength, wind shifts and current. You also need to think about risk taking.

Strategies for start sequence - tacking duels

The race begins at the start sequence. Getting a good position on the start is half the battle.

Strong current strategies - tacking duels

When the die rolls a current then the current effect is strong and persistent.

Upwind Strategy Box 9 - tacking duels

The first upwind beat is the most important leg of the race and it helps to break this into segments.

Risk-taking strategies - tacking duels

Taking calculated risks is an important component to
every strategy.

Windshift strategies - tacking duels

A wind shift might give you a favourable lift or an
unfavourable header.

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