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Peter Isler's Little Blue Book of Sailing Secrets
     

Peter Isler's Little Blue Book of Sailing Secrets

by Peter Isler
 

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From one of the world's most respected sailors-the knowledge and secrets every sailor needs

Peter Isler, two-time America's Cup winner, has sailed in and won hundreds of races over the last forty years. In that time, he has acquired a vast array of knowledge about sailing techniques and tactics, not to mention a boatload or two of entertaining stories along the

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From one of the world's most respected sailors-the knowledge and secrets every sailor needs

Peter Isler, two-time America's Cup winner, has sailed in and won hundreds of races over the last forty years. In that time, he has acquired a vast array of knowledge about sailing techniques and tactics, not to mention a boatload or two of entertaining stories along the way. In this book, he brings them all together into a single guide to help you make the most of your time on the water, whether you're going for a leisurely sail with friends or competing to win.

  • Filled with tips and secrets every sailor craves, from the international competitor to the weekend dinghy sailor
  • Includes wisdom and advice gleaned from Peter's time spent sailing with top international sailors, from America's Cup veterans Ted Turner, Dennis Conner and Russell Coutts to and three-time Olympic gold medalist Ben Ainslie
  • Covers a range of important sailing topics, including understanding the inner game, leading a team, reading the wind, preparing your boat (and yourself), and much more

Filled with information that will help you become a better sailor, Peter Isler's Little Blue Book of Sailing Secrets is an invaluable source of guidance you'll rely on every time you set sail.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470902639
Publisher:
Turner Publishing Company
Publication date:
03/29/2011
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
192
Sales rank:
891,106
Product dimensions:
5.84(w) x 8.74(h) x 0.74(d)

Meet the Author

Regarded for his calming nature in the heat of battle and his friendly shoreside manner, PETER ISLER ("Pedro") is one of the world's best known and most respected sailors. He is a two-time winner of the America's Cup, a television personality, an America's Cup analyst, and a popular motivational speaker. Isler has been involved in every America's Cup campaign since winning it as navigator aboard Dennis Conner's Stars & Stripes in 1987; he sailed in his fifth cup campaign as navigator for the BMW Oracle Racing Team in 2007. During his college years, he was part of Yale University's national championship winning team and was awarded the coveted Collegiate Sailor of the Year trophy his sophomore year. The coauthor of the bestselling Sailing For Dummies (Wiley), Isler is President of Isler Sailing International and remains active as a professional sailor, an author, and a motivational speaker.

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