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Yacht and dinghy racing; tactics, tuning and handling.

Hugh Somerville

Yacht and dinghy racing; tactics, tuning and handling.

by Hugh Somerville

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Published by A. Coles, in association with J. de Graff in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sailing.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV811 .S7
    The Physical Object
    Pagination195 p.
    Number of Pages195
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22939108M
    LC Control Number58028537

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Yacht and dinghy racing; tactics, tuning and handling by Hugh Somerville Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Yacht and dinghy racing; tactics, tuning and handling. [Hugh Somerville]. The book covers these in a great detail and it's easy to understand. It's also separated into proper sections in the relevant order, starting with the names of boat parts and it ends with advance sailing advice and racing tactics, which makes it a great reference guide.

A useful book!/5(31). Yacht and dinghy racing: Tactics, tuning and handling Hardcover – 1 Jan. by Hugh Somerville (Author)Author: Hugh Somerville. A detailed, technical, and readable study of the tactics of winning for the experienced sailor―by one of the world's leading small boat racers.

The author of "A Manual of Sail Trim" has designed a guide for the competitive racing dinghy sailor that explains the art of maneuvering/5(14). Editors Choice Book Reviews: 27 Favorites on Performance Sailing. By The Editors. Yacht and dinghy racing; tactics covers the basics of rig tuning, boat-handling and.

competitive racing at club level. Use the information as a starting point but experiment and try different things for yourself; read and research more and talk about boat set up, sail trimming and tuning with other sailors, especially those that always seem to beat you.

Yacht and dinghy racing; tactics is of course important to practice racing as much as possible andFile Size: 1MB. team tries to outwit the other through superior crew work, tactics and strategy and judicious use of the Racing Rules of Sailing (RRS).

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