Sailing Tight Circles in a dinghy

Why do we want to sail tight circles?

Test of your overall sailing skills 

Shows: Balance, Crew communication and boat control 

Plus it requires some balance techniques similar to sailing rudderless to order to achieve tight turns. 


Top tips: 

Back the jib straight after tack 

Mainsheet tight straight after gybe (leave jib sheet loose)

Use balance and sail control to create the turn rather than large tiller movements