Yacht Racing Guides

Yacht Racing Guides

A series of worksheets to help those new to yacht racing or those planning to race their own boat.

Yacht Racing Guides


Please click here to download the following worksheets.

Worksheet Topics

Race Planning

  • A guide to yacht racing
  • Pre race check list
  • Pre start
  • Start sequence
  • Race tactics
  • Racing rules
  • The start

Sail Handling

  • Points of sail
  • Headsail changes
  • Genoa/jib trim
  • Mainsail trim
  • Asymmetric Spinnaker
  • Symmetric Spinnaker

Other useful worksheets

  • Tacking
  • Gybing
  • Essential Knots