Sail Smart

Understand Your Instruments to Sail Faster, Make the Right Calls & Win Races

Mark Chisnell

Learn how to interpret the information your on-board instruments present in order to make the right calls everytime, and ultimately win races.
Date Published :
December 2012
Publisher :
Fernhurst Books
Illustration :
53 diagrams
Format Available    QuantityPrice
ISBN : 9781119942375
Pages : 102
Dimensions : 8.25 X 6.75 inches
In stock


Learn how to sail faster, make the right calls and win races. On-board instruments present modern sailors with a wealth of information. This book explains what the numbers really mean, and turns this information into racing results. By mastering your instruments you can make the right calls everytime and know for certain when to tack, which shift to look out for and how the tide can work with or against you. With colour diagrams throughout, this instructional guide turns information into excellence. Accessible to those new to racing, it also has a depth of information that will transform the performance of even professional sailors. Cruising sailors will also benefit from understanding how to get the most from their instruments.

About The Author

Mark Chisnell divides his time between professional sailing and writing, and has won awards as a broadcaster and for his non-fiction accounts of maritime adventure. Mark began his writing career with sailing - the sport in which he won three World Championships, and subsequently won plaudits and recognition for his adrenaline-fuelled and suspenseful accounts of round-the-world racing. Having written a series of technical sailing titles, he is also author of the Janac's Games books, Powder Burn and The Fulcrum Files.

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