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Getting Started in Sailboat Racing free pdf What you need to know to work your way up the fleet--from the first start to winning the finish "With Cort and Stearns' enthusiasm for the topic and straightforward advice, it's hard not to read this book without picturing yourself rounding the buoys just ahead of the rest of the fleet." --Soundings Now an established classic, Getting Started in Sailboat Racing is the one racers come back to after the race to see what they might have done better- it is the book captains share with their new crew to make sure all have the foundational knowledge to get the boat moving up to the top of the fleet--and staying there, year after year. Inside you will find a complete course in racing fundamentals, organized in the leg-by-leg nature of a typical sailboat race. This edition includes important post-Olympic rule changes, an entirely new section on racing with asymmetrical spinnakers, scores of helpful illustrations, and an updated listing of boats in the table of popular PHRF boats.

About Adam Cort

Adam Cort is a former editor and regular contributor to Sailing magazine. He is a lifelong sailor, has cruised extensively, and has sailed and raced dinghies, maxis, and most boats in between. Richard Stearns is an America's Cup veteran and career sailor, sailmaker, boatbuilder and boat salesman. He has participated in 39 Chicago to Mackinac races winning 5 times, competed in 5 Olympic campaigns, won multiple North American championships and competed in Worlds and hemispheric championships around the world. Stearns has compiled an impressive record of international victories including three wins in the Southern Ocean Racing Circuit (SORC). Rich has won championships in boats form the 11 foot Penguin dinghy to 70-foot yachts.

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Author : Adam Cort
Publisher : McGraw-Hill Professional
Data Published : 01 June 2013
ISBN : 0071808264
EAN : 9780071808262
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 224 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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