Getting Started in Sailboat Racing

Getting Started in Sailboat Racing

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by Adam Cort, Richard Stearns
     
 

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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

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071782623
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date:
09/02/2004
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
224
Sales rank:
1,059,457
File size:
17 MB
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Meet the Author

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

Richard Stearns (Chicago, IL) is an America’s Cup veteran and a career sailor, sailmaker, and boatbuilder.

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Getting Started in Sailboat Racing 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
we ordered this book one week after finishing sailing school. it has thorough, easy and applicable information. we sail a Flying Scot, the information in the book covers small to large boats. well written, would recommend.