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The Complete Book of Laser Sailing
     

The Complete Book of Laser Sailing

by Richard Tillman, Dick Tillman, Bruce Kirby (Foreword by)
 

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The definitive guide to the Laser.

The Complete Book of Laser Sailing is the most comprehensive book about successfully sailing and racing this popular and challenging high-performance dinghy. Dick Tillman tells you everything you need to know about the boat and how to set it up and sail it, including:

• Rigging and sailing the

Overview

The definitive guide to the Laser.

The Complete Book of Laser Sailing is the most comprehensive book about successfully sailing and racing this popular and challenging high-performance dinghy. Dick Tillman tells you everything you need to know about the boat and how to set it up and sail it, including:

• Rigging and sailing the boat

• Trailering and cartopping

• Maintenance and storage

• Training and physical conditioning

• Upwind and offwind racing techniques

• Clothing and equipment

• Interviews with such champion racers as Hans Fogh, Ed Baird, Ed Adams, and Danielle Myrdal

Plus this updated and expanded edition gives you:

• The latest sail control and rig modifications

• Updated listings of major competition results

• New interviews with champion racers, including Olympian Mark Mendelblatt and Paige Railey on Radials

"A fine-tuned guide to everything anyone could ever need or want to know about the Laser."—Sailing

"This book will most certainly make you a better sailor and could help you become a champion."—Soundings

"This book is a must."—The Little Ship

Dick Tillman won the first three Laser North American Championships from 1971 to 1973 and was a member of the U.S. Olympic sailing team in 1976. He won the Laser North American Masters competition in 1981 and 1982 and was the 2002 Great Grand Master Laser World Champion. He is currently president of the International Sunfish Class Association and continues to race Lasers and other sailboats.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071452199
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
05/16/2005
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
160
Sales rank:
1,131,741
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.34(d)

Meet the Author

Dick Tillman won the first three Laser North American Championships from 1971 to 1973 and was a member of the U.S. Olympic sailing team in 1976. In 1981 and 1982 he won the Laser North American Masters competition. He is currently president of U.S. Windsurfing and continues to race Lasers and other sailboats.

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