The twelve fundamental elements of successful sailing from a gold medal winning coach and sailor.
This book will help you to succeed on the water whether your aim is Club, National, International (or even Olympic)
level. With detailed analysis, challenging exercises and useful top tips throughout, everything is covered: from targets, goal setting and a winning mental attitude to boat handling, strategy and tactics (plus lots more).
Handy diagrams on almost every page help to clarify complex concepts and scenarios, and brilliant action photographs bring the text to life. Each chapter is closed with not-to-be missed advice from Olympic medallists – making this a must-have book for all sailors who aspire to great success.
This is a re-written and more focused version of the author’s popular title Be Your Own Sailing Coach, and its publication marks the re-launch of the iconic Sail to Win series, loved by sailors for over 30 years.
key selling points
Written by a gold medal winning coach and sailor.
Part of the re-launch of the iconic Sail to Win series.
Foreword by London 2012 Olympic Games gold medallist (Laser Radial class) Lijia Xu.
Jon Emmett is a professional sailing coach who coached Lijia Xu to win Gold in the Laser Radial class at the London
2012 Olympic Games. He is also the Training Officer for the UK Laser Class Association. As well as coaching, he is a successful and regular sailing competitor, with successes including three World championships, three European championships and a number of National championships, in the Byte CII and Laser Radial classes.