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Reaching start in the GC32 Racing Tour

© Andy Rice/ GC32 Racing Tour and the reaching start


We've watched a lot of reaching starts in the past couple of years. Judging time on distance has always been a critical skill but probably more so on a high-speed reaching start in a catamaran - whether it's foiling or not. So, how to pull of a successful start on a consistent basis? That's what we've been asking some of the competitors on the GC32 Racing Tour and the World Match Racing Tour.
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