The Rules in Practice 2017-2020

Bryan Willis

The racing rules bible, completely updated for the latest 2017-2020 Racing Rules of Sailing. This book takes you through the key situations that occur repeatedly on the race course showing, from the point of view of each boat in turn, what you may, must, or cannot do.
Date Published :
January 2017
Publisher :
Fernhurst Books
Language:
English
Illustration :
85 Diagrams
Format Available    QuantityPrice
Paperback
ISBN : 9781909911529
Pages : 160
Dimensions : 8.25 X 6.75 inches
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$28.50

Overview
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The racing rules bible, completely updated for the latest 2017-2020 Racing Rules of Sailing. You don’t have to know all the rules off by heart, but you do need to know your rights and obligations on the water – the rules can be looked up afterwards. This book takes you through the key situations that occur repeatedly on the race course showing, from the point of view of each boat in turn, what you may, must, or cannot do. Colour diagrams throughout ensure concepts are easily understood. The book also contains the new Racing Rules of Sailing in full, with all the Appendices. The latest rule changes are highlighted, along with their impact on you as a sailor. The Rules in Practice has been the racing rules bible for over 30 years, written by Bryan Willis who is an acknowledged rules expert.

About The Author
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Bryan Willis is a leading authority on the rules of yacht and dinghy racing. He has been chairman of the jury and chief umpire for some of the most prestigious sailing events in the world, including the America’s Cup and Olympics. He served on the International Sailing Federation (now World Sailing) Racing Rules Committee for over 25 years.

TABLE OF CONTENTS
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Introduction

The Rule Changes

1: The Basics

2: Before The Preparatory Signal

3: In The Preparatory Period

4: The Start

5: The Gate Start

6: On The Beat

7: Rounding The Windward Mark

8: On The Reach

9: Rounding The Gybe Mark

10: Rounding The Leeward Mark From The Reach

11: On The Run

12: Rounding The Leeward Mark From The Run

13: The Leeward Gate

14: The Finish

15: Means Of Propulsion

16: Taking A Penalty

17: Protesting

18: Requesting Redress & Appealing

The Racing Rules Of Sailing for 2017-2020.

REVIEWS
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“An excellent book: ideal for all sailors who race, or are thinking of racing.”

- Little Ship Club

"Get it now BEFORE someone who has it, and has studied it, protests you out of your next race!"

- Sailing Magazine

"Well illustrated… easy to follow."

- Laser World

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