Secrets of Sailboat Racing

Secrets of Sailboat Racing

by Mark Chisnell, Neal McDonald



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781898660729
Publisher: Fernhurst Books Limited
Publication date: 11/01/2000
Pages: 96
Product dimensions: 5.93(w) x 4.33(h) x 0.23(d)

About the Author

Mark Chisnell and Neal McDonald have between them sailed dinghies in the following World Championships: 18 Foot Skiffs, International 14s, Tornados, International 470s and in the Olympics.  They have sailed yachts in the Volvo Ocean Race (formerly the Whitbread), the America's Cup and the Admiral's Cup.  This is a distillation of their experience as professional sailors.

Table of Contents

1. Teams & Crews.

2. Body & Mind.

3. Boat Preparation.

4. Boatspeed & Sail Trim.

5. Boat Handling.

6. Offshore Survival Sailing.

7. Dinghy Survival Sailing.

8. Tactics & Strategy.

9. Protests and Rule Infringements.

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