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Paperback, Dave Perry
Understanding the Racing Rules of Sailing through 2024 written by Dave Perry, with Brad Dellenbaugh illustrations, extensive quotes from the US Sailing Appeals and World Sailing Cases, and a simplified version of the rules for newcomers.

Paperback, Paul Elvstrom, 240 pages, 5 x 7 inches, ISBN: 9781472980595
The essential guide to the racing rules from one of the sport's greatest champions--understand the rules and understand the winning mentality. "This book is a must-have for any serious racing sailor" – Sir Ben Ainslie, four-time Olympic gold winning sailor Paul Elvstrom is arguably the...

Available early 2021

Spiral, Bryan Willis, 24 pages, 6 x 9 inches, ISBN: 9781912621248
Bryan Willis’ Racing Rules Companion is the invaluable pocket reference guide to the essentials of the racing rules, updated for the latest 2021-2024 Racing Rules of Sailing. Every racing sailor should have a copy! It will build their knowledge and make them more confident on the race course....

Paperback, Bryan Willis, 160 pages, 6.75 x 8.25 inches, ISBN: 9781912621231
Rules in Practice has been the best-selling guide to the racing rules for the last 40 years. Now, in its 10th edition, it has been updated for (and contains in full) the 2021-2024 Racing Rules of Sailing and features a brand new chapter on the luffing rules and how they are being applied. The...

Paperback, Dave Perry
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...

paperback, Sir Ben Ainslie, 84 pages, 7 x 10 inches, ISBN: 9781912621026
Sir Ben Ainslie won his first two Olympic medals (silver, then gold) in the Laser Class. After winning the gold medal he wrote down the secrets that won him that medal in this book. This new edition is published to mark the 20th anniversary of that first of his four Olympic gold medals. It...

spiral-bound, David Houghton & Fiona Campbell, 24 pages, 3 x 9.5 inches, ISBN: 9781912621064
Out of all the explanations for why a sailor has lost out on a race, an unforeseen change in the wind and weather is by far one of the most frequent. Whether a bad windshift; the non-occurrence of a sea breeze; or being becalmed, the weather has a huge impact on racing. However, it is not hard...

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Hardcover, Rodney Pattisson, Barry Pickthall, 192 pages, 6.5 x 9.5 inches, 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, 448 pages, 8 x 10 inches, 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...

Tuning to Win
Paperback, Ian Pinnell & Tim Davison, 112 pages, 6 x 9 inches, 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...

$29.95 $34.95  
Spiral-Bound, US Sailing
The Racing Rules of Sailing for 2021 – 2024 including US Sailing Prescriptions. Includes the International Code and Race Signal flags and US Sailing Protest Form. 

Sailing Fascination
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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...

Temple to the Wind
Paperback, Christopher L. Pastore, 304 pages, 9 x 6 inches, 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, Malcolm McKeag & Bill Edgerton, 96 pages, 7 x 8.5 inches, ISBN: 1898660166
Explains in concise language and clear photo sequences exactly how to perform all the crewing jobs safely, smartly and fast.

Sails for Racing
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Paperback, John Heyes, 112 pages, 7.25 x 9.5 inches, 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, 100 pages, 6.75 x 8.25 inches, ISBN: 9780470512623
Step-by-step training for dinghy sailors who are ready to start racing. Fully illustrated with color photos and diagrams.

Sailing Smart
Paperback, Buddy Melges and Charles Mason, 185 pages, 6 x 9 inches, ISBN: 9780805003512
An extremely useful, readable book stuffed with winning techniques, tactics and strategy for any serious racing sailor. Buddy Melges may have been the world's best racing sailor.

Paperback, Dave Perry, 256 pages, 6 x 9 inches, 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.

$12.00 $21.95  
Paperback, Stuart Walker, 333 pages, 6 x 8.5 inches, ISBN: 9780393308013
In-depth discussions of many racer's common problems presented in narrative form based on a particular incident or related incidents.

$12.00 $29.95  
Hardcover, Steve Colgate, 330 pages, 9.5 x 65 inches, 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.