High Performance Sailing :: Frank Bethwaite

High Performance Sailing :: Frank Bethwaite soon to be presented for sale on the outstanding BookLovers of Bath web site!

Shrewsbury: Waterline Books, 1993, Hardback in dust wrapper.

Includes: Line drawings; Black & white photographs; Diagrams;

From the cover: Nothing could be more different than downwind speeds of 6 knots and 12 knots. But I have watched helm after helm settle for 6 because it never occurred to them that 12 was available. This mindset the conviction that there is only one best way to handle a boat and that we already know it appears to affect the crews of all classes, from dinghies to 12-Metres. So often, what holds us back from achieving what we want to achieve is our own rigidity of thinking.

The purpose of this book is to open a few windows.

The text above, demonstrates Frank Bethwaites original and innovative concept of yacht racing today. This book is the result of many years painstaking research and his intuitive deductions will influence almost every aspect of the sport.

During the past two decades there has been a revolution in the way some Australian skiff-class designers and sailors have thought about, designed, built and sailed their boats. These classes are free from all restrictions and so create an environ…

Very Good+ in Very Good+ Dust Wrapper.

Blue boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 413 pages. Index. 10¾” x 8″.

Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I lure you to view a further assortment that features in my Sport Sailing catalogue?


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