Spring 2023- Opti Practice #1

Roll Tack Practice & Homework

What happens during a race if my tacking technique is not as good as the sailor just behind me in a race?

  • Learn the proper steps and posture for a roll tack.
  • Watch yourself tack.
  • Watch YouTube Videos on proper roll tack posture.
  • Learn from comparing with a textbook roll tack from YouTube.

Please read this post and watch all the videos

Homework: Be ready to name and land drill the proper steps to a roll tack; Prepare observations from the comparison of your tacking with the youtube videos; How might you improve your tacking during next practice?

Our Tacks

Seaton – tack
Ellis Tack 1
Ellis Tack 2