The steps of a basic tack

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The steps of a basic tack

  1. 1. The steps of a basic tack How to teach a basic tack.
  2. 2. Catch the tiller extension from the end
  3. 3. Turn both your knees facing forward
  4. 4. Duck under the boom
  5. 5. Place your hand in the duggerboard case
  6. 6. Go to the other side
  7. 7. Sit down and then swap your hands
  8. 8. Tips for a good tack 1. Make the steps clear on shore 2. Define the problem at every step level 3. Focus in everything else than the jump,hop… the kids tend to like this part a lot and they don’t pay attention to the rest 4. Keep the weight all the time low and close to the middle of the boat
  9. 9. Common Faults • Roll the boat before head to wind-makes for a long drawn out tack. •Not holding the end of the tiller extension. •Sitting too far back to tack because the kids push their feet when tacking. •Not making sure the rudder is straight as you roll the boat flat. •Not putting lots of energy to roll the boat. •Easing the mainsheet into the tack.
  10. 10. TRANSFORMING A MEDIUM TO A GOOD TACK…
  11. 11. WE SHOULD ADVISE THE SAILOR TO…
  12. 12. BE COMPACT IN THE BOAT
  13. 13. ALWAYS HAVE 3 POINTS OF ATTACHMENT WITH THE BOAT
  14. 14. LOOK FORWARD
  15. 15. KEEP THE BOAT FLAT
  16. 16. STAY LOW
  17. 17. PUT THE RUDDER IN THE CENTER
  18. 18. SWAP HANDS AFTER HE IS SURE ABOUT HIS BALANCE
  19. 19. THE FIRST PART OF HIS BODY IN THE NEW SIDE TO BE HIS BUM
  20. 20. AVOID HOLLYWOOD TACKING
  21. 21. THANK YOU

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