Top tips on Racing, Tuning and maintaining your J/109, contributed by active class members and suppliers.

Ten top tips on helming techniques

Mark Mansfield, racing consultant, J/109 sailor and agent for UK Sailmakers Ireland, gives his ten top tips on helming techniques. It’s an area where he has extensive experience, having competed in four Olympic Regattas, over 30 World and European Championships in various classes, Commodores Cup Admirals Cup boats and many others, courtesy of