Boat Racing

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Hardcover, Rodney Pattisson, Barry Pickthall, 192pages, 6.5 x 9.5, ISBN: 9781472935595
The previously untold life story from world champion, Olympic medalist, and Britain's most successful Olympic sailor for three decades, Rodney Pattisson, with a foreword by Sir Ben Ainslie CBE. Rodney Pattisson MBE, the three-time Olympic medalist and multi-world champion, is an iconic...

Paperback, Frank Bethwaite, 448pages, 8 x 10, ISBN: 9781408124918
The groundbreaking reference on high speed racing techniques--the bible for racing sailors of all levels and abilities from dinghies to the America's Cup. High Performance Sailing has become the standard reference work on high speed racing techniques. Groundbreaking in its thinking on boat...

Paperback, Paul Elvstrom, 256pages, 5 x 0.8 x 7.2, ISBN: 9781472946614
Written by a sailing Olympian, this is the most-trusted reference for racing sailors around the world for over forty-five years. The unique approach devised by Paul Elvstrom offers bird's-eye views and detailed explanations of how the rules are applied to racing situations, with each...

Paperback, Bryan Willis, 272pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9781472936202
This bestselling pocket-sized racing rules book is unique in covering the rules by race situation. It explains the rules affecting each part of the race course, from the start line, round the marks and on to the finish line, and clear diagrams show which boat is in the right or the wrong. The...

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Spiral, Bryan Willis, 24pages, ISBN: 9781909911536
An invaluable on-the-water reference to the essentials of the latest racing rules. Its splash-proof is tough enough to withstand a cockpit soaking and its spiral binding means it will stay open on a selected page on a chart table. A colour coded index allows you to instantly find what you are...

Paperback, Bryan Willis, 160pages, ISBN: 9781909911529
A proper understanding of the racing rules is crucial to success on the water and there is no better guide to the latest rules than Bryan Willis. . Bryan has been chairman of the jury and chief umpire for some of the most prestigious sailing events in the world, including the America's Cup and...

Paperback, Ian Pinnell & Tim Davison, 112pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9781909911482
For most sailors, boat tuning may seem a mystery understood only by sailmakers and the like. In this book, sailor, chandler and championship winner, Ian Pinnell, unravels this daunting subject and will help improve your boatspeed as a result. Since most races are won or lost by a difference of...

Spiral-Bound, US Sailing, 185pages, ISBN: 9781938915321
The one little book that every sailor, every coach, every instructor, and every race official needs. 

Paperback, Dave Perry, 392pages, ISBN: 9781938915307
Dave Perry's Understanding the Racing Rules of Sailing through 2016:Explains all the rules that apply at marks and obstructions Includes the complete text of the 2017-2020 International Sailing Federation (ISAF) Racing Rules of Sailing and US Sailing Prescriptions. Contains over 100 quotes and...

Paperback, Dave Perry, 168pages, ISBN: 9781938915314
Dave Perry's 100 Best Racing Rules Quizzes highlights specific aspects of the racing rules in an enjoyable format designed to help you become much more familiar with The Racing Rules of Sailing. Increase your knowledge of the rules and your racing will improve dramatically as you gain greater...

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Hardcover, Heinrich Hecht, ISBN: 9780764342684
America's Cup races, regattas around the world, and Olympic sailing competitions are the classic yachting events where the most picturesque sailing takes place. This broad spectrum of yachting fascinates versatile professional photographer Heinrich Hecht. Over twenty years (1984 to 2008) of...

Paperback, Christopher L. Pastore, 304pages, 9 x 6, ISBN: 9780762784356
In 1903, racing for the America's Cup was no longer a gentleman's game – it had become a race entangled with political tension and awesome, dangerous stakes. In this pivotal year, the two great rivals Britain and America raced head to head, with Britain determined to win with their...

Hardcover, Barry Pickthall, ISBN: 9781908271099
Sailing Legends recounts the stories and heroes of the longest running ocean race. Begun in 1973 as the Whitbread Round the World Race, its evolution into the fully professional Volvo Ocean Race of today is a fascinating story littered with colourful characters and anecdotes and filled with...

Hardcover, Gavin Brown, ISBN: 9781908271822
This 11th edition of the legendary round the world race is arguably the most visually dazzling yacht race ever. Seldom has photography documented the quest to master the oceans or the ingredients of world-class sporting endeavour better or more vividly than in this Volvo Ocean Race. . From...

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DVD, ISBN: 97278070828
A "behind the scenes" look at the world's most spectacular ocean racers and crew, featuring the Whitbread 97/98 winning EF Language's Paul Cayard (Skipper) & Magnus Olsson (Crew). How do these extraordinary sailors conquer 9 hellish months of raging seas, whiplash gales & sub-arctic...

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Paperback, Tim Davison, 128pages, 7 x 9, ISBN: 9781912177042
The Laser is the world’s most popular adult dinghy and comes with three rigs: Standard (used by men at the Olympic games), Radial (used by women at the Olympic games) and 4.7 (used by young people moving up from the Optimist). But the boat is not restricted to top athletes; its versatility...

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Paperback, Malcolm McKeag & Bill Edgerton, 96pages, 7 x 8.5, ISBN: 1898660166
Explains in concise language and clear photo sequences exactly how to perform all the crewing jobs safely, smartly and fast.

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Paperback, John Heyes, 112pages, 7.25 x 9.5, ISBN: 1898660506
For yachts and dinghies, including asymmetric spinnakers. Includes a useful faultfinder to help find optimum performance. Photos, diagrams.

Paperback, John Caig & Tim Davidson, 100pages, 6.75 x 8.25, ISBN: 9780470512623
Step-by-step training for dinghy sailors who are ready to start racing. Fully illustrated with color photos and diagrams.

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Paperback, Henk Plaatje, 40pages, 8.25 x 5.5, ISBN: 713672579
An accessible guide to the essential rules all racers need to know. Easy-to-use spiral binding, clear color diagrams illustrating the essence of each rule and its application.

Paperback, Dave Perry, 256pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 976226146
Expert advice on how to sail fast, reduce mistakes, make the most of advanced tactics from start to finish. Invaluable instruction to sailors at all levels whether racing one-designs or handicap, inland lakes or offshore. Line illustrations.

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Paperback, Ed Baird, 64pages, 7.25 x 9.5, ISBN: 906754054
A must for all Laser sailors who want to be succeed in this highly competitive class. Race-winning advice from a world champion. Illustrated with action oriented photos.

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Paperback, Stuart Walker, 333pages, 6 x 8.5, ISBN: 9780393308013
In-depth discussions of many racer's common problems presented in narrative form based on a particular incident or related incidents.

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Hardcover, Steve Colgate, 330pages, 9.5 x 65, ISBN: 9780393029031
Exhaustive compilation of knowledge in easily accessible sections including navigation, racing tactics, seamanship, weather, sailing theory by this master sailor and teacher. 163 drawings.