Tactics Made Simple (Jon Emmett)

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Explains simply what tactics to apply around the race track with options for the beginner, intermediate and advanced sailor.

Sailboat racing is often described as chess on water, so many are the tactical moves open to you. This book explains

simply, through hundreds of diagrams, what tactics you can apply around the race track. Individual boats in each scenario are given names so that you can easily understand what they are doing.

Individual chapters take you around the race course, from before you get on the water, through the pre-start, start, different legs and manoeuvres. Each section contains detailed advice for the beginner, intermediate and advanced sailor so you can just look at the level of tactics relevant to you.

key selling points

  • Written by a gold medal winning coach who works with sailors around the world.

  • Covers the entire race course with tactics for the beginner, intermediate and advanced sailor.

  • Each tactic is made simple with diagrams and descriptive boat names.

    Jon Emmett is a professional coach and expert dinghy sailor, having been a National, European and World champion,

    winning the UK National Championships three times! He is also the training officer for the UK Laser Class Association. He coached Chinese Laser Radial sailing star Lijia Xu to a gold medal at the London 2012 Olympic Games.