Synopses & Reviews
is the book Dennis Conner still refers to as "the bible," He says ( magazine, 9 February 1987), "I like to compete. I guess I don't dislike it, but my sailing is just bottom line, like adding up the score in bridge. My real interest is in the tremendous game of life."
"You are likely to learn more about winning yacht races by reading this book than from anything you've read in quite a while. . . . [It] gives us a close look at Conner--surely the most successful sailboat skipper in the United States today . . ." --Bruce Kirby
About the Author
John Rousmaniere has sailed in over 35,000 miles of offshore voyaging and racing. He crewed on the 48-foot Toscana in the fateful Fastnet Race of 1979.