WW Northern Travellers Tips 11 : Starting and finding the right tack…!!

Here’s another installment in our Traveller Tips series, this time from multiple champion Richard Lovering:-

Traveller Tips #11 Starting:

“We use a Wot-tac to work out line bias and always take a lot of wind bearings so we know what the wind is doing.

Once line is set we already know what a square line should be, then sailing down the line getting your heading you can work out which end is biased. There are is also the Tacking Master for this too:
 

Wot-Tac:


Available from here (other retailers available!): http://www.xtremity.net/acatalog/Wot-Tac-Race-Planner—special-offer-wottac.html

 

Tacking Master:


Available from here (again, we aren’t endoring this supplier specifically): https://www.force4.co.uk/force-4-tackingmaster.html

 

Helm, Richard Lovering, FF4002

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