G107 RYA Racing for Yachts & Keelboats

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Part Number: RYA0867

Edition: 2016

ISBN: 9781906435790

Publisher: Royal Yachting Association

Author: Rob Gibson

Format: No

Author: Rob Gibson
Publisher: Royal Yachting Association
ISBN: 9781906435790
Edition: 1st, 2016

If you’re interested in getting started in cruiser racing or looking for a deeper understanding of the basics, either as a Skipper or a member of the crew, then this new book by experienced racer Rob Gibson will guide you through everything you need to know.

Yacht-racing teams have places for people of all levels of skill, fitness, physical ability or disability, and age. Enthusiasm is the most important requirement! This book will enable you to combine keenness with knowledge of the role each member of the crew performs.

The chapters will take you through how to prepare to go racing, what to look out for when on the water and how to stay safe; key areas include:

  • Getting Started
  • Preparation and Practice
  • Starts, Marks and Finishes
  • Keeping out of Trouble
  • Crew Roles - Foredeck Team, Bow, Mast and Pit

Whether you’re a boat owner looking to get afloat more often or a novice looking for an exciting new hobby, then this is the book for you. See you at the start line!