So this is the start of our series on stages of the race. These are aimed at being snappy introductions to specific skill sets and stages of the race. It will be aimed at anyone who doesn't regularly win the start of the race.. What makes a good start? Getting a transit ? Being on the line? Working out
line bias ? Holding position ? Trigger pulls? Having a start plan. Recovering from a bad start? And a good few other hints and tips that will enable you to understand why the start is important and the theory behind planning a good start..
Bill Kenyon is one of the club's most experienced sailors who regularly wins the start, but he's not proud and very willing to share his secrets!