A list of topics covered on this site for starting in dinghy sailing, with links to those pages


Winning the Start - Essential Skills for Dinghy Sailing

Racing to Win - The Pre-Start

Racing to Win - Starting

Starting Strategy

Risk Management at the Start

Choosing Where to Start

Transits (or Line Sights)

The First 100 Metres

What to do if you get a bad start

Starting Watches

Types of Starts

Starboard End Start on a Starboard Biased Line

Mid-Line Start on a Level Line

Port End Start on a Port Biased Line

Port Tack Start

Dip Starts


Holding Position Before the Start

Racing to Win - Accelerating off the Line

Practising Starting

Part Completed Page(s)

Protecting Your Space

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