Learn How To Carve Tack


Making that perfect, almost planing, carve tack is pretty high up on most windsurfers ‘to learn’ list (no matter how many years you have been sailing). The tack is the most basic moves and probably the first one you will learn while doing your beginner windsurfing course, yet perfecting a super fast carve tack on a small board can take years and even the most experienced sailors fail at it occasionally. In the below video, Sam Ross explains some tactics on how you can make your tacks faster. To be able to use these tips best, you should already know the basic tacking technique.


Follow Sam’s Brilliant Quick Tips And See How You Improve Your Fast Carve Tack:

  1. Stay hooked in
  2. Get low
  3. Grab the mast


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