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Helming To Win spotlights the techniques that will maximise your boatspeed. Two of the fastest sailors in the world explain how to tune the rig and set the sails. They look at each pint of sailing and explain how to make the boat go - in all windstrengths and in all sea conditions. The race itself is analysed, from starting techniques to picking the best end of the finish line. Helming To Win is right up to date with advice on twin-wiring and asymmetric spinnakers, and a final section highlights the important elements of putting together a campaign - time management, attitude, boat preparation and feel. This book will propel you to the front line of the fleet, and kaybe into the lead. At last you'll be racing, instead of just sailing round the course trying to avoid the other boats.
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Lawrie Smith is one of the world's best sailors: * Olympic medal winner in the Soling* World Champion in Six-metre, Fireball and Enterprise* National or European Champion in the J24, 505, Merlin Rocket and Ultra 30* Endeavour Trophy (Champion of Champions) twice* Admirals' Cup: Winner, top boat and Fastnet winner* America's Cup: Skipper of Lionheart and Victory* Whitebread: Skipper of Rothmans and Intrum Justitia Ian Pinnell has won thirty World, European and National championships since 1982. His achievements include:* Fireball World, European and National Champion*505 European and National Champion* Enterprise World & National Champion* National 12 National Champion and winner of the Burton Cup* Helmsman of the Year 1991* Endeavour Trophy (Champion of Champions) He is currently campaigning a Soling with his sights on the Olympics.Synopsis:
How to tune the boat and set the sails, and how to sail fast on all points of sailing and in all wind strengths.
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Book Description Fernhurst Books Ltd., Arundel, 1994. Soft cover. Condition: New. 1st Edition. Book outlining techniques to maximise boat speed in sailing. Seller Inventory # 000333
Book Description *Wiley Nautical. PAPERBACK. Condition: New. 1898660018 New Condition. Seller Inventory # NEW33.1129268
Book Description Wiley, 1994. Paperback. Condition: New. 1. Seller Inventory # DADAX1898660018
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