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To the Third Power: The Inside Story of Bill Koch's Winning Strategies for the America's Cup

Larsen, Paul C.

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ISBN 10: 0964405806 / ISBN 13: 9780964405806
Published by Tilbury House Pub
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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0964405806 Tilbury House Pub; Gardiner, 1994. Hardcover. First edition. Signed. Fine, ink stamp covered by plain white label to title page else clean, in a Very Good, lightly rubbed & edgeworn, Dustwrapper. 504pp, Thick Elephant Folio, colour photographs. Signed by Bill Koch, on his letter head, on piece of paper taped to front free endpaper. We pack securely and ship daily w/delivery confirmation on every book. The picture on the listing page is of the actual book for sale. Additional Scan(s) are available for any item, please inquire. Bookseller Inventory # SKU1004279

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Title: To the Third Power: The Inside Story of Bill...

Publisher: Tilbury House Pub

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

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Here's the inside story of sailing's most comprehensive test of resources, technology, tactics, and ingenuity. Never before has an America's Cup syndicate put such an emphasis on the use of science to design and build a racing yacht. Never before has the same scientific method been used to select and train a crew. Never before has such a de-emphasis been placed on the so-called "rock stars" of the sport.
To the Third Power puts the reader inside the America[superscript 3] compound, beside the testing tanks, next to the wind tunnels, and on board the fastest sailboats ever built. It provides a rare glimpse of the personalities and emotions that made up the 1992 defense of what has become yachting's "Holy Grail."

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Paul Larsen heads the Larsen Media Group.

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