The spinnaker is a sail which many misunderstand, and few master. In this blog we show that it isn’t a black magic sail and you don’t need a doctorate to appreciate what it can do. The blog is written at what seems like a basic level. All we can say is that speed is basic, whether its advanced or beginning - the same rules apply.
At Toplevel Sailing we consider coach training to be one of the most useful services that we provide. The ability of a club or federation, or any organization to be in charge of their own coaching systems, and have them in a clear format that is both visible and accountable is a huge step forward for most organization. This is based both on feedback from clients and the evidence that a great coach can make a good sai
Dealing with wind changes Sailing is a sport of infinite variables. These variables happen both inside the sailing boat and in the weather, sea state and within the psychological factors concerning the sailing team. Few sports can have the complexity that we see in sailing due to the transient nature of “change” that we experience... Continue Reading →
Psychology In Sailing The role of the sports psychologist is often misunderstood in many, many sports. In sailing, the direct support these guys give came in largely in the 90s, and more prominently in the past few years. As with all roles, the manner that this profession applies itself is varied, so this blog is... Continue Reading →
Sailing as a team sport Even as an individual sailor, in order to succeed, you need to build a team around you, that team includes your family, sailing coach, training partners, sailing federation,club sponsor and the list can go on and on. Learning how to create and manage the right team around you will be... Continue Reading →