Get Faster

In the latest of our series for novice sailors, we reveal how to improve your skills on the racecourse.

1 Introduction

Be warned: it can be very addictive!

2 Essential skills

There are a few key sailing skills you’ll initially need

3 Building on the basics

It won’t be long before you’re catching up with those at the back of the leading group

4 The next stage

It’s worth doing some more training to give you the next jump ahead

5 A winning mindset

Review each race to identify what you did well and what went wrong

6 What next?

Look out for opportunities to sail different boats, as this is very valuable experience