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Advanced Racing Tactics
Advanced Racing Tactics
by Stuart H Walker
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Today far more sailors than ever before have reached a superior level of competitive ability, and the few individuals who remain at the head of the competitive classes year and after year must constantly improve their skills. This book will help the... (read more)

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Quarrie on Racing
Quarrie on Racing
by Stuart Quarrie
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Illustrated throughout with b&w line drawings. Organized into four main sections - Tactics, Navigation, Crew work and Sail Trim - every racing sailor will benefit from the authors advice.... (read more)

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Sailing Smart: Winning Techniques, Tactics, and Strategies
Sailing Smart: Winning Techniques, Tactics, and Strategies
by Buddy Melges
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Sailing Smart is for every sailor who wants to increase his or her knowledge, understanding, and sailing expertise: the local day-sailor who wants a firmer grasp of the fundamentals, as well as the serious competitor who wants to be up on the latest... (read more)

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Racing: A Beginner's Manual
Racing: A Beginner's Manual
by John Caig
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Most sailors want to try their hand at racing before they've mastered every skill. Written for all race classes. this blueprint for the beginning racer lends advice for surviving the first few races without being put off by the system or the competition.... (read more)

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America's Victory: The Heroic Story of a Team of Ordinary Americans-- And How They Won the Greatest Yacht Race Ever
America's Victory: The Heroic Story of a Team of Ordinary Americans-- And How They Won the Greatest Yacht Race Ever
by David W Shaw
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The Heroic Story of a Team of Ordinary Americans -- and How They Won the Greatest Yacht Race Ever Set against the backdrop of the first world's fair in London, America's Victory takes readers into a world rich in adventure and history -- an unforgettable... (read more)

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Harbors of enchantment :a yachtsmen's anthology
Harbors of enchantment :a yachtsmen's anthology
by Cynthia Kaul
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The most unique destinations of cruising yachtsmen are explored in this handsomely illustrated book--now reissued.Scenery and culture change around the world from port to port. But one thing remains the same, for sojourner, spectator, and sailor alike... (read more)

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The Billionaire and the Mechanic: How Larry Ellison and a Car Mechanic Teamed Up to Win Sailing's Greatest Race, the America's Cup
The Billionaire and the Mechanic: How Larry Ellison and a Car Mechanic Teamed Up to Win Sailing's Greatest Race, the America's Cup
by Julian Guthrie
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A Forbes Best Book of the Year The Americas Cup, first awarded in 1851, is the oldest trophy in international sports, and one of the most hotly contested. In 2000, Larry Ellison, co-founder and billionaire CEO of Oracle Corporation, decided to run for... (read more)

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Understanding the Racing Rules of Sailing Through 2012
Understanding the Racing Rules of Sailing Through 2012
by Dave Perry
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This indispensable guide for sailors and racing officials includes the complete text of the ISAF Racing Rules of Sailing, 2009-2012 and US SAILING Prescriptions. Perry concisely and clearly answers all the most commonly asked questions on the racing... (read more)

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Tuning Your Dinghy
Tuning Your Dinghy
by Lawrie Smith
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Tuning your Dinghy throws a bright light on the black art of boat tuning. Here is a logical, systematic approach to the problem of setting up your boat and fine-tuning it for maximum speed on all points of sailing. A 'troubleshooting' section at the back... (read more)

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Around the Buoys: A Manual of Sailboat Racing Tactics and Strategy
Around the Buoys: A Manual of Sailboat Racing Tactics and Strategy
by Michael Huck
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No other recreation combines so many elements--speed, tactics, strategy, timing, execution--and penalizes a failure in any one of these so brutally as sailboat racing. Successful racing depends on putting all elements together, and the winning mix... (read more)

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A Full Cup: Sir Thomas Lipton's Extraordinary Life and His Quest for the America's Cup
A Full Cup: Sir Thomas Lipton's Extraordinary Life and His Quest for the America's Cup
by Michael Dantonio
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Today Lipton means tea. However, in his time Sir Thomas Lipton was known for much more than the Lipton tea empire. Raised in desperate poverty, he would build a global empire of markets, factories, plantations, and stockyards. But his... (read more)

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Getting Started in Sailboat Racing
Getting Started in Sailboat Racing
by Adam Cort
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EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO WORK YOUR WAY UP THROUGH THE FLEET If you saileven a littleyouve probably thought about trying your hand at racing. Now you can stop thinking and do it. Getting Started in Sailboat Racing makes this endlessly fascinating lifetime... (read more)

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Sir Peter Blake: An Amazing Life
Sir Peter Blake: An Amazing Life
by Alan Sefton
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The author, an experienced yachting writer and a close friend, traces Blake's extraordinary life--from the small boy crazy about the sea to the rigors of ocean racing and the high drama of the America's Cup and its controversial aftermath, to the... (read more)

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The Race: The First Nonstop, Round-The-World, No-Holds-Barred Sailing Competition
The Race: The First Nonstop, Round-The-World, No-Holds-Barred Sailing Competition
by Tim Zimmermann
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Why saw the handle off your toothbrush? Why tackle the world's stormiest waters in a fragile craft that has never weathered such seas before? The answer to both these questions is the same: to sail faster than anyone ever has before. In engrossing... (read more)

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Icebergs, Port and Starboard: The Whitbread Round the World Race
Icebergs, Port and Starboard: The Whitbread Round the World Race
by John R. Jourdane
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Experience the longest, most grueling yacht race on earth-33,000 miles and nine months of sailing through storms, blizzards, and icebergs.... (read more)

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WWW.Whitbread.Org/Book
by Quokka Sports
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The Internet has proven to be most effective when it allows us to feel the power of connections, to reach halfway around the world in real time and be a part of activities that would otherwise be impossible to experience. When the medium uses... (read more)

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Winging It: Oracle Team USA's Incredible Comeback to Defend the America's Cup
Winging It: Oracle Team USA's Incredible Comeback to Defend the America's Cup
by Diane Swintal
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The complete, accurate story, written by fellow sailors, of the sailing world's most fantastic and extravagant regatta: America's Cup 2013.... (read more)

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Getting Started in Sailboat Racing, 2nd Edition
Getting Started in Sailboat Racing, 2nd Edition
by Adam Cort
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Understanding the Racing Rules of Sailin
Understanding the Racing Rules of Sailin
by Dave Perry
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The America's Cup: The History of Sailing's Greatest Competition in the Twentieth Century
The America's Cup: The History of Sailing's Greatest Competition in the Twentieth Century
by Dennis Conner
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