Positioning: The Logic Of Sailboat Racing by Stuart H WalkerPositioning: The Logic Of Sailboat Racing by Stuart H Walker

Positioning: The Logic Of Sailboat Racing

byStuart H Walker

Hardcover | May 5, 1992

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These racing factors, Dr. Walker explains, translate into boat speed, psychology, and tactics.Wind strength and wave formation, in turn, determine sail rig and fin trim, as well as the psychological approach needed to win. He demonstrates for both the new racer and the seasoned expert precisely how to collect and understand these elements, how to use them in the formulation of strategy, and, finally, how to formulate moment-by-moment tactics. This is a masterful guide to winning.
Stuart H. Walker is professor of pediatrics emeritus at the University of Maryland Medical School and an international dinghy champion. He was a member of the 1968 U.S. Olympic team and the 1979 U.S. Pan-American Team.
Title:Positioning: The Logic Of Sailboat RacingFormat:HardcoverDimensions:320 pages, 9.22 × 7.75 × 1.17 inPublished:May 5, 1992Publisher:WW Norton

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0393033392

ISBN - 13:9780393033397


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Every racing sailor is involved in strategic decision making. The author will take you through the elements that determine racing factors: wind direction, velocity, temperature, stability, current strength, and direction. This is a masterful guide to winning.