Tides and currents are predictable, yet few sailors use them to the best of their advantage. Whether you sail a dinghy, a yacht or a board, enormous gains can be made by understanding how the water moves. This book explains clearly how to find out about the predicted water flow, how local effects will modify it, and how to plan your strategy on an Olympic triangle, an inshore course or an offshore race.
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Tides and Currents is part of the sail to win series - books by world class sailors and sailing coaches which take a fresh look at the complex subject of racing. Each book gives the detailed advice that the component sailor must have to overcome the "club racer" barrier and compete successfully in the international fleets. The emphasis is on practical, effective advice presented in a straightforward, highly illustrated manner.About the Author:
David Arnold graduated from Firefiles and X boats to navigate some of the countries best ocean racers. He has contended at Admiral's Cup in the British team seven times, being the winning team on three occasions. For the last Ten years he has been Chief Race Officer for the Royal Thames Yacht Club.
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Book Description Wiley, 1991. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110906754240
Book Description Wiley, 1991. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 1. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0906754240