The Racing Rules Companion 2013 - 2016

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Wiley, Jan 17, 2013 - Sports & Recreation - 24 pages
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An invaluable on-the-water reference to the essentials of the latest racing rules

Its splash-proof is tough enough to withstand a cockpit soaking and its spiral binding means it will stay open on a selected page on a chart table. A colour coded index allows you to instantly find what you are looking for. Clear illustrations ease understanding of the new rules that apply from 2013. Every aspect of the race is covered, from starts to sailing the course, propulsion, room at marks, three boat situations, penalty turns, signals, protests and appeals.

A proper understanding of the racing rules is crucial to success on the water and there is no better pocket guide to the latest rules. Bryan Willis has been chairman of the jury and chief umpire for some of the most prestigious sailing events in the world, including the America’s Cup and Olympics. He has served on the International Sailing Federation (ISAF) Racing Rules Committee for over 25 years.

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About the author (2013)

Brian Willis chairs international juries at major events throughout the world. He was Chairman for the Jury of Sydney Olympics. He was Chairman of the jury and Chief Umpire at the America's Cup in 2000, again in 2003 and has been appointed to the same roles in 2007.

He is currently a member of the International sailing federation (ISAF) Racing Rules Committee, on which he has served for over 20 years. He was Chairman of the ISAF Race Management. Committee and the ISAF Race Officials Committee, and was instrumental in the development of umpiring.

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