There are places to be gained on every corner of the race course. In our 5 tips collection, we asked top yacht racers to give us their hard-won advice on how to deal with a variety of yacht racing challenges, from mark roundings and groundings, to sail trim and protests.

Whether you’re trying to get an inside mark rounding, clear wind at the start of a race, gain height on the windward leg or get better headsail trim, these expert racing tips are an indispensable guide to getting to the head of the fleet.