Getting Started in Sailboat Racing

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McGraw Hill Professional, Aug 12, 2004 - Sports & Recreation - 224 pages
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A complete course in the fundamentals, Getting Started in Sailboat Racing dispels the sport’s elite aura and makes racing accessible to any sailor who wants to give it a try. This illustrated manual takes readers around the buoys, explaining the rules and tactics that govern starts, finishes, mark roundings, and boat-to-boat struggles for speed and advantage.

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User Review  - Arseny - Goodreads

Very clear book about simple tactics in windward-lewards Read full review

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User Review  - Jmaynard9221 - Goodreads

very nicely written--fun to read! (If you like to sail, that is) Read full review

Contents

Starting
18
The Windward Leg
35
Windward Mark Roundings
52
Copyright

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About the author (2004)

Adam Cort (Costa Rica) is a contributing editor to Sailingmagazine and a lifelong sailor.

Richard Stearns (Chicago, IL) is an Americae(tm)s Cup veteranand a career sailor, sailmaker, and boatbuilder.

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