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

August 17, 2004|
Gary Jobson's Championship Sailing: The Definitive Guide for Skippers, Tacticians, and Crew by Gary Jobson
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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
Gary Jobson (Annapolis, MD) is a world-class sailor, America''s Cup winner, and ESPN sailing commentator. He is also editor at large for Yachting, Cruising World, and Sailing World magazines.
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Title:Gary Jobson's Championship Sailing: The Definitive Guide for Skippers, Tacticians, and CrewFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:9.2 X 7.5 X 0.86 inShipping dimensions:9.2 X 7.5 X 0.86 inPublished:August 17, 2004Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0071423818

ISBN - 13:9780071423816

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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