Ogletree’s tips for catamaran reaching ***
Olympic silver medallist Charlie Ogletree talks through reaching techniques in catamarans. "One of the common mistakes you see is the wind will drop a knot or two, and the natural reaction is to trim the sheets harder to keep the hull up. This is the exact opposite of what you should do. You should ease the sheet, which straightens the mast and generates more power from the sails...."