Capsizing and Capsize Recovery

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Videos for Capsizing and Capsize Recovery

This Club420 video is very good on all the aspects of righting a dinghy:

Capsize recovery in a two-man dinghy:

Capsize recovery in a single-hander:

Recovering from having turned turtle:

It's always good to see the Olympians capsizing too:

The SanFrancisco or California Roll - a useful skill to have for more extreme conditions:

An impressive nose-dive/death-roll capsize:

Don't miss your toe-straps!

A great selection of capsizes:



Books with information on Capsizing and Capsize Recovery

Ben Ainslie - Laser Campaign Manual, page 70

Dick Tillman - Complete Book of Laser Sailing



Websites and online articles for Capsizing and Capsize Recovery

An article for Laser sailors on what to do when the inevitable happens

Steve Cockerill describes how and why he learned to use a San Francisco roll to right a capsized boat

And Doug Peckover has a great way to recover from a death-roll style capsize



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