An on-board guide to race winning for dinghy, offshore, ocean and cruiser racers, this gives advice on preparation, sail setting, trim, handling and tactics and can be used before, during or after a race to analyse and improve performance. Each page deals with one point of wind speed and sailing.
An on-board guide to race winning for dinghy, offshore, ocean and cruiser racers, for the novice and expert alike, this manual gives advice on sail and rigging preparation for the wind direction and speed, sail setting, trim, handling, halyard tensioning and tactics. It is intended to be used for mugging up before a race, during the race or after a race to analyse and improve performance. Each core page deals with a specific wind speed and point of sail. The authors are experienced sailors and have written many books on the subject. Ian Nicolson is a partner in the world's oldest yachting design firm and worked for "Yachts and Yachting" for three years.
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Part 1: Close hauled, close reach, broad reach, quartering wind and dead run for wind forces 0-1,2-3,4-5,6,7,8,9 and 10. Part 2: race preparations - first and second stage. Part 3 Race day preparations: the start; after the race; crew joining instructions.
Race Winner by Ian Nicolson
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