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Title:
Winning races : all you need to know to improve your yacht's performance
Author:
Heyes, John.
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Publication Information:
London : Adlard Coles Nautical, 1995.
Physical Description:
iv, 140 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780713638622
Format :
Book

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Central Library GV826.5 .H49 1995 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks
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Summary

Aimed at club and championship racers alike, this book explains how to improve performance in yacht racing. It covers: what type of sails are best and why; mast tuning for different rig configurations; how to gain a good start; tactics for the first leg; improving upwind speed; downwind tactics; how to approach the finish; organizing a good campaign; crew selection, training and man management; and developing a winning attitude.


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