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Knowing How to Play Nicely

Scuttlebutt Sailing News - Apr 18, 2017
Is it a regatta where the final standings really matter, or are you really out there because you simply love sailboat racing? As you're running through the list, deciding whether to tack on someone, be sure you consider alternative options. Do you ...

Helly Hansen National Offshore One Design Regatta returns to Annapolis

Sail World (press release) - Apr 4, 2017
The largest national sailboat racing circuit in the United States, the Helly Hansen National Offshore One Design (NOOD) Regatta series, returns to Annapolis, Md., for its third stop of the season May 5-7. The event is organized by Sailing World and ...

How PHRF Can Be Improved

Scuttlebutt Sailing News - Apr 12, 2017
Regional means that it is responsive to the local area. If the handicap committee is paying attention to local racing, proactive in its administration, and active racers themselves, then PHRF can be an active force in keeping sailboat racing alive at ...

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Sailboat Racing books

Getting Started in Sailboat Racing, 2nd Edition

by: Adam Cort, Richard Stearns

Everything you need to race your way up through the fleet

If you sail--even a little--you’ve probably thought about trying your hand at racing. Now you can stop thinking and do it. Getting Started in Sailboat Racing makes this endlessly fascinating lifetime sport accessible to anyone who wants to give it a try, whether you own a sailboat, are hoping to crew, or spectating from a nearby perch.

This complete course in racing fundamentals breaks the racing experience down into bite-size pieces, making the process easier to understand and reflecting the leg-by-leg nature of a typical race.
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High Performance Sailing: Faster Racing Techniques

by: Frank Bethwaite
Some people like to sail. Some people like to sail fast. This is a book about sailing faster. During the past few decades there has been a revolution in the way some boat designers and sailors have thought about, designed, built and sailed their boats. This book is about the new ideas which have led to these greater speeds and the faster sailing techniques which have been developed to achieve them.

High Performance Sailing has become the standard reference work on high speed racing techniques - the bible for racing sailors, from dinghies right through to America's Cup boats.
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Gary Jobson's Championship Sailing : The Definitive Guide for Skippers, Tacticians, and Crew

by: Gary Jobson

Gary Jobson shares his expertise for a winning performance in sailboat racing

“The complete guide to racing at its highest level.”

―Paul Cayard, five-time America’s Cup veteran and six-time world champion

“A must-read for those who aspire to win sailboat races at any level.”

―Tom Whidden, CEO of North Marine Group, three-time America’s Cup winner

In the pages of Gary Jobson’s Championship Sailing.
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Positioning: The Logic of Sailboat Racing

by: Stuart H. Walker M.D.

Stuart Walker, a world champion celebrated for his books and columns on racing in Sailing World magazine, here takes his readers step by step through the elements that determine racing factors: wind direction, velocity, temperature, stability, current strength, and direction.

These racing factors, Dr. Walker explains, translate into boat speed, psychology, and tactics.Wind strength and wave formation, in turn, determine sail rig and fin trim, as well as the psychological approach needed to win.
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Extreme Sailing and offshore sailboat racing

Extreme Sailing and offshore sailboat racing.

Sailboat Racing Rules 2017

Seminar on the 2017 Racing Rules of Sailing Presented by Eric Johnson, US Sailing National Umpire Judge Club Race Officer.

Extreme Sailing and offshore sailboat racing while you earn money online...

offshore at its best sailing extreme !!

52SuperSeries : Dramatic TP52 Sailboat Racing Crash - Gladiator vs Sled

Dramatic footage of the collision between Gladiator Sailing Team and Sled in today's 52 Super Series Miami Royal Cup.

Corpus Christi Sailboat Racing

Wednesday night August 3, 2016 M.OR.F. Racing Series.