DSC Title Contenders – Jim Crossley

3 tips to get into speed competition?

1- Get a GT31 GPS and upload your sessions to It’s good for you to have this record of your sessions for your own development and motivation to push yourself.

2- Practice slingshots in gusts. This will get you to your full speed potential and it’s then when we learn the most about the limits of our setup and skill.

3- You will not be the first person to walk this path. There is a wealth of information online about equipment, technique and fitness written in articles and sailor blogs including my own! It can save you time and money to do your research.


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