Getting Started in Sailboat Racing

by Adam Cort

Publisher: International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press

Written in English
Cover of: Getting Started in Sailboat Racing | Adam Cort
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Number of Pages144
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Open LibraryOL7300141M
ISBN 100071424008
ISBN 109780071424004

Getting started in sailboat racing doesn’t have to be intimidating. By J A Booker, Former President, West Florida Performance Handicap Racing Fleet (WFPHRF) It’s hard to watch or read coverage of the latest around-the-world-challenge or the recent America’s Cup event and not be inspired by the majesty of. CYCT maintains a full schedule of racing throughout the year with races for all kinds of boats and all kinds of sailors: Windseekers, Challenger Class and PHRF. Interactive Racing Calendar CYCT General Sailing Instructions Online Racing Entry Form Archived Race Results Getting Started in Wednesday Evening Windseeker Racing.   I've got a ton of books on sailboat racing, but the best for beginning racers is the aptly named 'Getting Started In Sailboat Racing' by Cort. Its modern, up to date, and starts from the very beginning, taking a very holistic approach to what you need to know. Highly recommended. View attachment Getting Started in Sailboat Racing, Adam Cort & Richard Stearns. This book was my bible as I was first learning to race. I can’t tell you how many times I read it through, from cover to cover. I had started off with some other, more advanced books, but much of the information in those books was too complicated for a racing novice.

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A complete course in the fundamentals, Getting Started in Sailboat Racing dispels the sport’s elite aura and makes racing accessible to any sailor who wants to give it a try.

This illustrated manual takes readers around the buoys, explaining the rules and tactics that govern starts, finishes, mark roundings, and boat-to-boat struggles for speed and : Mcgraw-Hill Education.

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BOOK REVIEW - by Carol Standish. Getting Started in Sailboat Racing Adam Cort and Richard Stearns International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press, pp, $ The tag line on the jacket reads "everything you need to know to work your way up through the fleet.". Sailboat racing is fortunately one of those sports where you don’t have to learn every rule in order to participate, but you do have to know the basics.

Check out Peter Isler’s Sailing for Dummies or Getting Started in Sailboat Racing to get up to speed on the absolute must-know rules. One of these books is a fairly new title, Getting Started in Sailboat Racing (), by Adam Cort and Richard Stearns (published by International Marine, part of McGraw-Hill).

It is an up-to-date introduction to the “software” of racing: basic boat handling, racing tactics, and rules of the road. Now an established classic, Getting Started in Sailboat Racing is the one racers come back to after the race to see what they might have done better; it is the book captains share with their new crew to make sure all have the foundational knowledge to get the boat moving up to the top of the fleet--and staying there, year after year.

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Adam Cort is the author of The Blue Book of Sailing ( avg rating, 48 ratings, 3 reviews, published ), Getting Started in Sailboat Racing, 2nd Edi /5. Getting Started in Sailboat Racing. By Adam Cort and Richard Stearns. 2nd Edition This is the book that racers come back to after the race to see what they might have done better; it is the book captains share with their new crew to make sure all have the foundational knowledge to get the boat moving up to the top of the fleet--and staying there, year after year.

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Getting Started in Sailboat Racing Submitted by RobWilkinson on Fri, 10/30/ - am. There is also an excellent book by Adam Cort and Richard Stearns that takes you through all of the phases of a race.There are always skippers who are just getting started in racing, too.

They may be a little shaky at first, but not for long. There are two main classes of sailboats sailing on Windseeker evenings—boats with PHRF ratings (the PHRF class) and boats that do not have a PHRF rating (Windseeker class).GETTING STARTED IN SAILBOAT RACING By Adam Cort & Richard Stearns.

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