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Racing Skipper by Mike Golding (1999)

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CMS2814458
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Mike Golding is a winner. In this book he explains how skippers can raise their game and get to the front of the fleet. There is more to winning than sailing fast. Before you even leave the dock the boat has to be prepared meticulously, the crew must be a commited and effective team and your race startegy and navigation need to be well thought out: there's no point in going fast in the wrong direction!

Racing Skipper outlines the techniques that Golding has used in leading successful campaigns. It sets out some basic guidelines for preparing a yacht and shaping a team in the pursuit of outstanding performance and success.

  • Crews and teams
  • Leadership
  • Training and motivation
  • Selecting the boat and the racing area
  • Setting up the boat and tuning foe speed
  • Racing round the cans: key manoeuvres
  • Race navigation
  • Instrumentation and electronics
  • Safety

This book reveals how Golding has got to the top: a gritty combination of determination, clear thinking, personal discipline, rigorous preparation and sound leadership.

Product Overview
Product NoCMS2814458
Weight (g)300 g
AuthorMike Golding
PublisherFernhurst Books Limited
Edition Date1999
Pages125
Size170 x 240 x 1mm
FormatPaper Nautical Chart
ISBN9781898660576
PRODUCT DESCRIPTION

Mike Golding is a winner. In this book he explains how skippers can raise their game and get to the front of the fleet. There is more to winning than sailing fast. Before you even leave the dock the boat has to be prepared meticulously, the crew must be a commited and effective team and your race startegy and navigation need to be well thought out: there's no point in going fast in the wrong direction!

Racing Skipper outlines the techniques that Golding has used in leading successful campaigns. It sets out some basic guidelines for preparing a yacht and shaping a team in the pursuit of outstanding performance and success.

  • Crews and teams
  • Leadership
  • Training and motivation
  • Selecting the boat and the racing area
  • Setting up the boat and tuning foe speed
  • Racing round the cans: key manoeuvres
  • Race navigation
  • Instrumentation and electronics
  • Safety

This book reveals how Golding has got to the top: a gritty combination of determination, clear thinking, personal discipline, rigorous preparation and sound leadership.

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