Top tips for skiff sailing from the British Sailing Team 

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Frances Peters and Nicola Groves share their top tips for skiff sailing

Since the introduction of the 49erFX to Olympic classes sailing, female competitors around the globe have spent every minute of the day mastering the art of high performance skiff sailing in preparation for its debut at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

And with a European bronze medal and a top ten finish from the classes two European Championships so far, as well as podium finishes on the ISAF Sailing World Cup and EUROSAF Champions Sailing Cup circuits this year, the British Sailing Team’s Frances Peters and Nicola Groves are among some of the world’s top 49erFX sailors.

Taking time out of their busy training schedule as they prepare for the summer’s key regattas, the girls share their top tips for taming the high performance skiff!