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Mac User Note: Do NOT update Mac "Big Sur" for the time being.

If there is no compelling reason to switch from Catalina to Big Sur, then I recommend NOT updating Mac "Big Sur" for the time being. See more information here.​​​​​​​

NEWS: New software version 11. November 2020

Click to request an update! New scenes for the simulation of the so called "Curry Tack" in the toolbox and adjustments in the RACING SAILORS menu. See also the new Toolbox documentation.

Games & Tips

An interactive regatta simulation for playing and learning. Strategy, tactics and simulation! Fun for everyone who wants more than just sailing! Tactical Tips offer a broad selection of very valuable tips – including basic rules for the right of way.

Coach's Toolbox

With the toolbox, you receive over 30 prepared scenarios "ready to run", which you can use to practice as a beginner or expand your sailing capabilities at any time.


Order Tactical Sailing in Online shops. Payments can be made by credit card, PayPal, bank transfer, etc. at the market places listed. Tactical Sailing Software runs on Windows, Mac OS X and Linux. Tactical tips are also available on iOS and andoid.

A "Game Against the Wind" and "Boat Against Boat". 
Sailing for beginner and advanced racers! Beginners can take their first steps in sailing, as we show how a boat can sail against the wind. Tactical Sailing developed a "Wind Simulator", which offers to practice your skills. Is this your first time steering a boat? Tactical Sailing shows how you can "tack" against the wind to move your boat as fast as possible upwind. You´ll have twice the fun with Tactical Sailing.

Tips: The standard program offers Tactical Tips,  a broad selection of very valuable tips – including basic rules for the right of way as defined by „World Sailing (ISAF)“. The program includes a learning module with more than 40 tips to sail "Against the Wind" or "Boat Against Boat".

NEW! Exercises for "beginners, regatta sailors and experts". All exercises are now in one place - making them easier to find and operate. With 1-click operation, the most important tactical tips - from start to finish line - are summarized in a new category 'Tips-Tactics'.
Coach's Toolbox (Stand alone or All in One) is an important extension within the overall program of "Tactical Sailing - Games&Tips". Naturally, all other sailors wanting to perfect their knowledge in strategy and tactics in order to be optimally prepared for the coming regattas, can use it as well.

Documents available in several languages

A "Tactical Sailing - Dictionary" with 400 words available in following languages:

  • German, English, Spanish, Argentinean, Italian, French, Swedish, Portugues, Polish.

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