Spanish 49er team in a state of worry...
Xabi Fernandez and Iker Martinez having an anxious moment at the Olympics

Sailing out of your mind...

In one-design racing, where your equipment is the same as everyone else's, there are only two ways to beat your opponent - through superior physiology (your size, weight and fitness) or through superior psychology (just about everything else!).

Psychology is perhaps one of the most neglected parts of sailing - it's always easier to mess around with your boat than with your mind, isn't it! But we're here to change all that. Sorting out the way your mental approach and the attitude you bring to your racing is one of the most effective ways of improving your results on the water.

Learning new mental skills will do you more good than buying a fancy new tapered mainsheet or auto-ratchet. What's more, these skills will never wear out, and they won't cost you a penny either! What more do you need to know? Read on, and find out for yourself...



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The Six-Step System for Bulletproof Manoeuvres - with Paul Brotherton

August 7, 2022

Mindset: Your Greatest Tool for Sailing Faster?

August 6, 2022

Top Tips #1 from Fireball World Champ Sam Brearey

August 3, 2022

Optimizing Sleep and Self-Paced Mental Training

June 24, 2021

The Importance of Time Offshore by Nick Moloney

January 7, 2021

The Secret Weapon behind GBR's Olympic Success

December 30, 2020

Quick Tips from Stu Bithell

October 15, 2020

Quick Tips from Luke Patience

October 10, 2020

"Just One Bad Tack..." and why this old saying is just plain wrong

June 23, 2020

How to win an Olympic Medal: Lily Xu & Jon Emmett

May 13, 2020

How to get good quick - Part 2

April 27, 2020