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Description - The Tactics of Small Boat Racing by Stuart H. Walker

Here is complete coverage of the racing sailor's common problems. Stuart H. Walker describes situations in which a racing problem was faced and solved. Each chapter is a narrative based on a particular incident, or a group of related incidents, analyzing the causes of the situation and the techniques required to meet it successfully. The Tactics of Small Boat Racing is for the racing sailor who wants to win?ho wants to learn the art of maneuvering his boat in relation to the other boats so as to complete the course in the lead.
Stuart H. Walker's understanding of the experiences he recounts and analyzes derives from a career that includes races won and lost in the open sea, harbors, rivers, and lakes, in strong winds and light, and in various conditions of current and sea in the United States, Canada, Bermuda, and England.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780393308013
ISBN-10: 0393308014
Format: Paperback / softback
(234mm x 155mm x 23mm)
Pages: 350
Imprint: WW Norton & Co
Publisher: WW Norton & Co
Publish Date: 25-Mar-1992
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Stuart H. Walker

Stuart H. Walker is professor of pediatrics emeritus at the University of Maryland Medical School and an international dinghy champion. He was a member of the 1968 U.S. Olympic team and the 1979 U.S. Pan-American Team.

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