Joined: 30 Aug 2005 Posts: 208 Location: White Salmon, WA
Posted: Fri Sep 05, 2014 12:22 pm Post subject: VIDEO: Tack and Sail upwind by Sinking the Rail
It's a light wind day in the Gorge today so I created a video explaining tacking and sailing upwind by Sinking the Rail. It works on big and small boards. Get out and practice so you can sail upwind the next time the wind shuts down and you have to get back to the launch without planing!
Joined: 27 Jan 2012 Posts: 179 Location: Farmerville, Louisiana
Posted: Fri Sep 05, 2014 12:38 pm Post subject:
Nice lesson. This is the first thing I learned to do. It is an essential skill to learn to be able to make it back to the launch. I learned from watching Jem Hall vids. According to Jem the rail acts as a daggerboard.
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