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Gary Jobson's Championship Sailing : The Definitive Guide for Skippers, Tacticians, and Crew

ISBN13: 9780071423816
ISBN: 0071423818
Binding: Hardcover
List Price: $24.95
Publisher: International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press
Published Date:
Edition 1
Pages: 256
Average Goodreads rating: 3.70/5 (10 ratings)

Gary Jobson shares his expertise for a winning performance in sailboat racing

"The complete guide to racing at its highest level."

--Paul Cayard, five-time America's Cup veteran and six-time world champion

"A must-read for those who aspire to win sailboat races at any level."

--Tom Whidden, CEO of North Marine Group, three-time America's Cup winner

In the pages of Gary Jobson's Championship Sailing, the author shares more than 30 years of racing and sailing expertise at the highest levels of competition, covering every aspect of racing in one-design or handicap fleets from high-performance dinghies to big keelboats. Readers will learn Jobson's secrets for:

Organizing a crew
Reading the wind
Simplifying sail trim and rig tuning
Improving boat speed
Winning starts and leapfrogging boats at the finish
Regaining lost ground
And much more