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6 edition of High Performance Sailing found in the catalog.

High Performance Sailing

by Frank Bethwaite

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Published by International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages414
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7293875M
ISBN 100070057990
ISBN 109780070057999

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Based on 25 years of research and Olympic coaching, High Performance Sailing reinvents the strategies of sailboat racing. It presents revolutionary explanations of wind prediction and boat design, a fundamental rethinking of how to sail a boat fast--literally faster than the wind/5.

'Monumental!' - Bob Ross, Australian Sailing High Performance Sailing is now regarded as the bible of racing sailors and carries a string of endorsements from high achievers.

Since its publication inracing yachts and dinghies have developed out of all recognition - a new high-tech breed of 'apparent wind' fast racers has claimed the water/5(5).

This book is about the new ideas which have led to these greater speeds and the faster sailing techniques which have been developed to achieve them. High Performance Sailing has become the standard reference work on high speed racing techniques - the bible for racing sailors, from dinghies right through to America's Cup boats/5(16).

The book is helpful at all stages of youth sailing development, from the moment one thinks about registering for a learn to sail programme, to performance sailing at the highest level.

This transition happens actually in just a few years, and it’s critical to operate it well. - Bob Ross, Australian Sailing High Performance Sailing is now regarded as the bible of racing sailors and carries a string of endorsements from high achievers.

The higher performance sailing however is like a textbook delving into theories of wind flows, hull design etc that will not add any value to how you should roll-tack, jibe, trim your sails, start racing, etc.

I do not want to disregard the value of knowing the advanced topics in this book /5(12). This book is about the new ideas which have led to these greater speeds and the faster sailing techniques which have been developed to achieve Performance Sailing has become the standard reference work on high speed racing techniques - the bible for racing sailors, from dinghies right through to America's Cup boats.

: High Performance Sailing () by Bethwaite, Frank and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices/5(30). Description of the book "High Performance Sailing: Faster Racing Techniques": 'It is the cheapest bit of go-faster gear you can buy ' - Robert Lloyd, Island Sailing Club 'One of the most readable books on the complex subject of sailing faster, and without doubt, a must for every racing sailor' - Yachts and Yachting Some people like to sail.

Bethwaite is the father of modern high performance sailing, and this book is the bible. Unfortunately its tough as hell to read. When I first got this book, the advice I got was find a section that interests you (weather for me) and start there.

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High Performance Sailing has become the standard reference work on high speed racing techniques. Groundbreaking in its thinking on boat speed, strategy and tactics, and timeless in its application, this second edition has been brought right up to date with new information, the discoveries from new boat testing and new developments.

Based on 25 years of research and Olympic coaching, "High Performance Sailing" reinvents the strategies of sailboat racing. It presents revolutionary explanations of wind prediction and boat design, a fundamental rethinking of how to sail a boat fast--literally faster than the wind/5(30).

This book is about the new ideas which have led to these greater speeds and the faster sailing techniques which have been developed to achieve them." "In suitable conditions some high performance boats can now sail around a course at an average speed faster than the wind.

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Hardcover. $ "One of the most readable books on the complex subject of sailing faster, and without doubt, a must for every racing sailor."— Author: Frank Bethwaite. This book is about the new ideas which have led to these greater speeds and the faster sailing techniques which have been developed to achieve them.

High Performance Sailing has become the standard reference work on high speed racing techniques - the bible for racing sailors, from dinghies right through to America's Cup boats/5(15). ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages: illustrations, maps ; 27 cm: Contents: Wind. -Water. -The boat.

-Handling.High Performance Sailing. K likes. Great Sailing videos and pictures to make life for all sailors a little bit more fun! Add your pictures and videos!!Followers: K.Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats Summary: The techniques explained and the theory that is included in this book are original and based on the many years of experience the author has gained whilst coaching the highly successful Australian Olympic sailing team.