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Sail Racing Techniques and Tips for Beginners

This information is to help non-racing IBRSC members (and of course new members for the club) to join in the fun on Saturdays, Sundays and Wednesdays. This is not a racing tutorial, more of a survival guide to let you get a taste for it all.

Dinghy racing is a great deal of fun, and there's no better way to improve your sailing. The sport is equal for all ages, shapes and sizes, and a handicap system allows different types of boats to race each other. Even the least competitive of personalities will soon find themselves drawn in. IBRSC is a friendly fleet and always welcomes new racers.

To start racing, all you need is reasonable control over your dinghy, and understanding of the basic rules.

1st choose your race
start types
start procedure
survival tactics
rule 1 its only a dingy race
confusing situations
overstanding fetching the mark
conclusion


Overstanding/fetching the mark 
Conclusion 
Confusing Situations 
Rule 1 Its Only A Dinghy Race 
Survival Tactics For Newcomers 
start Procedure 
start Types 
First Choose Your Race 
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