Getting Started in Sailboat Racing [Audiobook] download free by Richard Stearns

Getting Started in Sailboat Racing Audiobook download free by Richard Stearns
  • Listen audiobook: Getting Started in Sailboat Racing
  • Author: Richard Stearns
  • Release date: 2013/9/23
  • Publisher: MCGRAW-HILL EDUCATION - EUROPE
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Sports
  • ISBN: 9780071808262
  • Rating: 9.51 of 10
  • Votes: 506
  • Review by: Isaac Whitson
  • Review rating: 9.07 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/22
  • Duration: 2H50M10S in 256 kbps (44.8 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-09-13
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: WMA, MP3, WAV, Shorten, WMA Lossless, FLAC, MPEG4, MPEG-4 DST (compression TZ, RZ, RAR, BZ2, LHA, ZIP)
  • Total pages original book: 224
  • Includes a PDF summary of 21 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 16M21S (4.2 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: Everything you need to race your way up through the fleetIf you sail-even a little-you've 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 sport accessible to anyone who wants to give it a try, whether you own a sailboat, are hoping to crew, or spectating from a nearby perch.This complete course in racing fundamentals breaks the racing experience down into bite-size pieces, making the process easier to understand and reflecting the leg-by-leg nature of a typical race. With scores of helpful illustrations, this user-friendly manual takes you around the buoys, explaining new rule changes and tactics that apply to each part of the race.You'll learn how to:Execute quick, competitive startsMaximize speed and efficiency on the windward legManeuver for position around the windward markTake full advantage of downwind and reaching legsHandle the spinnaker (even when asymmetrical), and beat the crowd at the jibe and leeward marksEke out every last bit of speed as you sprint to the finishThere are few things in this world more satisfying than racing a sailboat. Get in on the action and find out what you've been missing. All you need is a competitive spirit and a little help from Getting Started in Sailboat Racing.'Cort and Stearns deftly break down racing, from start to finish, into basic elements, making the sport more accessible by giving the novice a strong understanding of the fundamentals . . . this book should be required reading for anyone wanting to get out on thecourse. The book goes into enough detail on tactics and sail trim to make the average sailor not only comfortable on the racecourse, but competitive, as well.' - SAILING'With Cort and Stearns' enthusiasm for the topic and straightforward advice, it's hard not to read this book without picturing yourself rounding the buoys just ahead of the rest of the fleet.' - Soundings
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Sailing, Sports Books
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 18.45 USD
  • Dimensions: 185x229x13mm
  • Weight: 377g
  • Printed by: MCGRAW-HILL Professional
  • Published in: United States

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