Optimist Leeward Mark Rounding
Check out this video on Optimist leeward mark rounding, narrated by double Olympic gold medalist Shirley Robertson. The related content links provide additional tips.
- Approach wide
- Daggerboard down
- Slight heel to leeward
- Steer smoothly and sheet in using two hands
- Exit tight to the mark
- Flatten the boat
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