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Rules Tutorials

Posted by Terry Smith on July 30, 2014 at 12:20 AM

I found a pretty good site for basic rules explanations. It explains what is happening, and why. It also throws in some good hints for various situations.

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Room at the Mark

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JrGlDxQaCWQ

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Port and Starboard at thw Windward Mark

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HK7gEwcARFQ

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Port and Starboard General Rule

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=84c1TTiFxE0

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Tacking on the Port layline near the mark

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PwzZ4XerpH8

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Starting on Port Tack

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LSD1PicwezI

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Turning a Jibe Mark

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WvTQwwmyE-g

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Jibe mark in a crowd

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3KHCM9BWZyw

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Tacking in the Zone

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OAPHGISjUbQ

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Port Starboard at the leeward mark

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a27mJ7sJW7g

This last one is a bit different in that they were real boats and not radio controlled. In real boats the overlap zone is only one boatlength.

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