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1: Introduction

Sailing is definitely one of those activities in which the more effort you put in the more you get out of it — some newcomers to the sport achieve very impressive championship results in their first few seasons.

If you’re hooked on the competitive aspect of dinghy racing, you’ll want to follow a structured path to improve your skills in as shorter time frame as possible.

There’s also a tremendous feelgood factor in learning a new skill and doing it well — and learning to race a dinghy is one in which it’s easy to measure your progress. But be warned: it can be very addictive!


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