A huge thank you to James Parker-Mowbray for allowing us to share this incredible resource. James is the ASC Performance Manager at ASC Performance Academy, Campione Univela site in Lake Garda, Italy. We’re very grateful to James!
How to roll tack an optimist
Gybing in different wind strengths
Improving your upwind boat speed in strong winds
Improving your upwind boat speed in light winds
Tips to improve your downwind wave surfing technique
The trigger pull – the most important pre-start manoeuvre
Important starting manoeuvre, the scoop
A detailed look of double tacking pre-start
How wind strength affects upwind strategy
How wind shifts affect upwind strategy
How tide affects strategy in turn
Upwind tactical decision-making
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