Team Racing Companion

Team Racing Companion

Chris Atkins

Date Published :
May 2014
Publisher :
Fernhurst Books
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ISBN : 9781909911116
Pages : 24
Dimensions : 8.75 X 3.25 inches
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Team racing is great for fast, fun and different sailboat racing. It helps develop some key skills for future racing success.
This handy companion tells you everything a sailor and coach need to know to enjoy, improve and win at team racing. It describes the most useful moves around the race course, and the key rules that govern such moves. There are sections on how to slow & overtake; how to win the start & control the final beat; the best routines for practising; how to develop as a team & the team roles. One page gives all the winning & losing combinations for 2-, 3- and 4-boat team racing, highlighting the tactics for every combination, with simple tips for making strategy easy.

About The Author

Chris Atkins has won the UK Team Racing National Championships 3 times and the Wilson Trophy twice. He coached Team GBR to gold at the first ISAF World Team Racing Championships and has twice been chief umpire at the World Championships. He was Chairman of Selectors for the GBR Olympic sailing team for Beijing and London. He is an international judge and ISAF Umpire Instructor. He coaches and umpires team racing, running coaching sessions for the Optimist Class throughout the world. He was a Vice President of World Sailing / the International Sailing Federation (ISAF).

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