Steve’s Laser Tip of the Month 01-Oct-17

2017-10-01T14:41:20+00:00

Top 10 coach’s tips to improve your sailboat racing Is improving your sailing skill something that you aspire to? In no particular order, here are my top 10 tips to improve your sailing; with a bit of personal insight to boot! Enjoy! 1. Set goals Dream goals (go bananas! e.g. Laser Masters National Inland [...]

Steve’s Laser Tip of the Month 01-Oct-17 2017-10-01T14:41:20+00:00

Steve’s Laser Tip of the Month 01-Sep-17

2017-09-03T16:43:18+00:00

Tip of the Month – Kicker settings upwind Hi Steve, I wondered if you could comment on the following article. http://internationalsailingacademy.com/2017/07/vang-settings/ Thanks, Nick Bate ****************************************************************************** Hi Nick, Please see the below that I hope will help you and others in the fleet! Thanks, Steve What do the settings mean? The depower 1 and depower [...]

Steve’s Laser Tip of the Month 01-Sep-17 2017-09-03T16:43:18+00:00

Steve’s Laser Tip of the Month 02-Jul-17

2017-07-21T16:01:28+00:00

Tip of the month – tiller extensions Let’s talk about length and girth...and by that I of course mean...tiller extensions! Modern carbon tiller extensions come in different diameters and lengths. As sailors, we are in contact with our tiller extensions all the time when sailing; it is important to get the feeling right if [...]

Steve’s Laser Tip of the Month 02-Jul-17 2017-07-21T16:01:28+00:00

Steve’s Laser Tip of the Month 03-Jun-17

2017-06-05T11:17:08+00:00

Steve’s Tip of the Month: Mental Toughness I recently had an enjoyable chat with Andy Southall about mental toughness. Andy is not only one of the most decent blokes I’ve ever met, but he is also a real scholar of human behaviour and mental fitness. Our conversation helped me to pen a few notes [...]

Steve’s Laser Tip of the Month 03-Jun-17 2017-06-05T11:17:08+00:00

Steve’s Laser Tip of the Month 01-May-17

2017-05-03T15:04:45+00:00

Downwind at Chew – Rule 42 Rule 42 is the rule that governs what is permitted and what is prohibited in terms of propulsion; propulsion through the sailor’s actions and kinetics (including rocking, pumping and sculling). Julian Cooke recently told me of an instance during the Masters Inlands where he felt the pumping interpretations [...]

Steve’s Laser Tip of the Month 01-May-17 2017-05-03T15:04:45+00:00
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