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Be your own sailing coach : 20 goals for racing success

Author: Jon Emmett
Publisher: Chichester, West Sussex, England ; Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons : Wiley Nautical, ©2008.
Series: Wiley nautical.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The ultimate self-learning guide to sailboat racing. In this practical self-coaching guide for the serious racing buff, veteran sailing coach John Emmett explains how anyone can improve his or her sailing technique in manageable stages. By breaking down racing into 20key topics, Emmett shows how aspiring yacht racers can learn to measure their own strengths and weaknesses and improve key skills step by step. The  Read more...
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Emmett, Jon.
Be your own sailing coach.
Chichester, West Sussex, England ; Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons : Wiley Nautical, ©2008
(DLC) 2007029093
(OCoLC)156975226
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jon Emmett
ISBN: 9780470725290 047072529X 1281321907 9781281321909
OCLC Number: 237004773
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 272 pages) : illustrations (chiefly color), maps.
Contents: Be Your Own Sailing Coach; Contents; Preface; Introduction; Chapter 1 Goal Setting; Chapter 2 Selfpreparation; Chapter 3 Venue Preparation; Chapter 4 Technology; Chapter 5 Starting; Chapter 6 Boat Handling; Chapter 7 Tactics; Chapter 8 Strategy; Chapter 9 Rules; Chapter 10 Meteorology; Chapter 11 Boat Speed: Upwind; Chapter 12 Boat Speed: Reaching; Chapter 13 Boat Speed: Running; Chapter 14 Fitness; Chapter 15 Diet; Chapter 16 Body Weight; Chapter 17 Mental Attitude; Chapter 18 Racing Log; Chapter 19 Concentration; Chapter 20 Boat Preparation; Chapter 21 Finance; Glossary; Index.
Series Title: Wiley nautical.
Responsibility: Jon Emmett ; with contributions from Paul Goodison, Simon Hiscocks and Joe Glanfield ; illustrated by Karl Brandt.

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