Tactical Sailing Tips (English)
Sailing 10 years ago 23,124 views
"A Game Against the Wind - Boat Against Boat". Runs on Windows PC and Mac OS X. Three of the „Tactical Sailing" tips are founded - start to finish - by sailing guru David Dellenbaugh. Tips here are an example out of 40 tips. Play it interactively:"A Game Against the Wind - Boat Against Boat". See: www.TacticalSailing.com .
I suggest "take the favored (or lifted) tack first"
"Long tack" requires the understanding of hypothetical 2 tacks to the mark, one being long and the other being short.
the "favored tack" or "Lifted tack" concept is simpler and better focused on lifts, which is what the game is all about.
It would be good if you could do a version of this with an Open BIC hull