On our Instagram stories, we asked the Harken Blockheads what they would do coming into the leeward mark on the outside of two boats. We got a lot of great responses and different strategy ideas!

British Sailing Team’s ILCA 7 sailor Sam Whaley looked at the situation and gave us some great options and tips for what to do! Here’s what he has to say:

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