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Sailing Resources

Tuning Guides

420 Tuning Guide (San Diego YC)

420 Tuning Guide (Vanguard)

Opti Tuning Guide (North Sails)

Opti Tuning Guide (Quantum Sails)

Opti Tuning Guide (Ulman Sails)

FJ Tuning Guide

Club FJ Tuning Guide

420 Upwind Control Relationships

Articles & Tips

Getting the Most out of High School Sailing

Barley Legal (A guide to crewing)

Speed and Smarts Homepage

The First 100 Yards

TAMUG Fitness Plan

Creating a Personalized Sailing Fitness Plan

Team Racing Fish

Dinghy Racing Vocabulary Words

Jeff Davis's "Elements of the Game"

Contemporary Team Racing


FJ Roll Tack

FJ "No Hands 360"

FJ Windward Mark Bear-Away

FJ Wing-to-Wing Roll Gybe

FJ Acceleration

Upwind Boat Speed (FJ)

Light Air Acceleration (FJ)

Opti Roll Tacking

Opti Upwind and Downwind Tips (North Sails)g

Advanced Opti Rigging

Class Associations & Governing Bodies

ISAF (World Sailing Federation)

US Sailing

ISSA (Interscholastic Sailing Association)

PCISA (Pacific Coast Interscholastic Sailing Association)

USODA (US Opti Dinghy Association)

CFJ Class Association Page

C420 Class Association

North American Laser Class

North American Finn Class

ICSA (College Sailing)

CISA (Clinics, Training, and Grants)


The Racing Rules of Sailing

ISAF Team Racing Call Book

ISAF Case Book

ISAF Interpretations of Rule 42

A Look to Windward (Racing Rules of Sailing Blog)

Super Hard Rules Quiz (See Attachment)

High School Sailing Procedural Rules

PCISA District Rules (Supplemental to ISSA Procedural Rules)

Weather & Tides

NOAA Marine Synopsis for SF Bay

NOAA Buoy Data (Mouth of Estuary)

NOAA Buoy Data (Oakland Inner Harbor)

Weather Underground for Alameda

iwindsurf (USS Hornet-Alameda Windward Side)

NOAA Surface Analysis (Eastern Pacific)

7-Day Surface Forecast Loop for Eastern Pacific

California Tide Predictions

Global Animated Wind Currents


"What Could Go Wrong" Ken Legler

"Navigating the Leeward Gate" Ken Legler

"FJ/420 Crew Weight" Ken Legler

Cool Stuff

SailX Live Virtual Racing

NASA Foil Simulator

US Sailing REACH Initiative

Animated Knot Tying Help

Pressure Drop Sailing Forum

Latitude 38 Sailing Magazine

Clever Pig (Resources for Mounting a Sailing Campaign)

Create Sailing Animations (Download Program)

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