Gary Jobson's Championship Sailing: The Definitive Guide for Skippers, Tacticians, and Crew
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Gary Jobson's Championship Sailing: The Definitive Guide for Skippers, Tacticians, and Crew

by Gary Jobson
     
 

Gary Jobson shares his expertise for a winning performance in sailboat racing

“The complete guide to racing at its highest level.”

—Paul Cayard, five-time America’s Cup veteran and six-time world champion

“A must-read for those who aspire to win sailboat races at any level.”

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Overview

Gary Jobson shares his expertise for a winning performance in sailboat racing

“The complete guide to racing at its highest level.”

—Paul Cayard, five-time America’s Cup veteran and six-time world champion

“A must-read for those who aspire to win sailboat races at any level.”

—Tom Whidden, CEO of North Marine
Group, three-time America’s Cup winner

In the pages of Gary Jobson’s Championship
Sailing
, the author shares more than 30 years of racing and sailing expertise at the highest levels of competition, covering every aspect of racing in one-design or handicap fleets from high-performance dinghies to big keelboats.
Readers will learn Jobson’s secrets for:

  • Organizing a crew
  • Reading the wind
  • Simplifying sail trim and rig tuning
  • Improving boat speed
  • Winning starts and leapfrogging boats at the finish
  • Regaining lost ground
  • And much more

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071423816
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
07/27/2004
Edition description:
Net
Pages:
256
Sales rank:
1,241,693
Product dimensions:
7.70(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.61(d)

Meet the Author

Gary Jobson (Annapolis,
MD) is a world-class sailor, America’s Cup winner,
and ESPN sailing commentator. He is also editor at large for Yachting,
Cruising World, and
Sailing World magazines.

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