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ATL B&G Simrad

SSANZ ATL B&G Simrad 60 2013 Starting 101...

08 Aug 2013

Click this link to view some "interesting" starting techniques...

Lots of rules broken yet not a single protest! It would appear alot of skippers and crews need to read the rulebook.
At the risk of over simplification the diagram below replicates the start of Race 1. Prior to the start gun the area shaded green is the "safe option". Above the layline to the windward end of the startline carries the risk of getting shut out. Below the layline to the leeward end of the line requires a tack on to port... bad idea. And anywhere else and your already over.
Anyway it's something to think about and hopefully the starts are much better this Saturday...