Course 6 - Strategy, tactics and current
Yacht racing tactics and chess have a lot in common. The game is governed by a set of fairly specific rules that dictate how the game should be played. And through this rule structure, a number of strong and weak setups or positions arise, which it can be advantageous and really smart to be aware of.
We go through a number of recognizable situations you often encounter on the racing tracks, and look at what strategic and tactical options they offer, so that you can best get the rules on "your side".
We also introduce you to wind strategy, learn how to read clouds to your advantage and plan you strategy based on weather forecast and local adaptations.
Finally we also take look at current and tide. A short touch on the physics behind it and we go in-depth on how to deal with it - to your advantage