The Winner's Guide to Optimist Sailing

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Written by one of the best-known figures in all of sailing and a leading authority on Optimist sailing and racing, The Winner's Guide to Optimist Sailing is the ideal training manual for young skippers, their parents, and their coaches. The most comprehensive sailing guide to the International Optimist dinghy class features:

  • Step-by-step instructions on every aspect of beginning sailing
  • More than 100 stunning photographs and helpful illustrations
  • Useful tips and winning tactics for competitive racing
  • Special advice sections for parents and coaches

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The Complete Instructional Manual for the International Optimist Dinghy Class

The International Optimist is the largest youth one-design sailing class in the world, with 400,000 boats registered in more than 95 countries. The Winner's Guide to Optimist Sailing is the most comprehensive guide to this popular boat ever written. Its step-by-step format is perfect for young sailors, and special sections offer advice for parents and coaches. Written by champion sailors and sailing coaches Gary Jobson and Jay Kehoe, The Winner's Guide to Optimist Sailing gives you everything you need to know about:

  • Equipment, lines, and useful knots
  • Basic sailing tips, including where to sit, how to launch and land, tacking, jibing, and Rules of the Road
  • Weather awareness
  • More advanced sailing skills--going faster!
  • Racing, including starts, upwind tactics, finishes, and dealing with protests
  • Practicing alone or in groups
  • Opti events, including tips for parents, plus scholastic and collegiate sailing, and the Olympics

"A comprehensive guide for kids learning to sail and race in Optis."--Sailing World

About the Author:

Gary Jobson has won ten national one-design sailing titles, the America's Cup, and many ocean races. In 1999, he received the U.S. Sailing Association's most prestigious award, the Nathanael G. Herreshoff Trophy. In 2003 Gary was inducted into the America's Cup Hall of Fame. He is an editor at large for Cruising World and Sailing World and has been ESPN's sailing commentator since 1985. Jay Kehoe has coached six U.S. Optimist Dinghy Association international racing teams and has served on the coaching staff of the U.S. Optimist National Team. Formerly head sailing coach at Yale University and the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, he is now head sailing coach at Stanford University.

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