Sir Ben Ainslie’s secrets to performing at the top of your fleet – his only how-to book.
The world’s most successful Olympic sailor reveals the secrets that won Sir Ben Ainslie his first gold medal. An
invaluable guide as to how to perform at the top of the Laser class or, indeed, any single-handed sailing dinghy. Brimming with photos, this is a colourful and detailed account of how to dominate in your fleet.
This edition is published to mark the 20th anniversary of Ben winning his first gold medal and includes a new introduction by Ben, looking back on that victory.
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Written by the world’s most successful Olympic sailor, Sir Ben Ainslie.
His only how-to book: the only place to access his skills and thought processes.
Focussing on the world’s most popular dinghy, but relevant to any single-hander.
Sir Ben Ainslie is the world’s most successful Olympic sailor with four gold and one silver medal to his name. His first
two medals were in the Laser class. After that he won 3 more gold medals in the Finn class. He has been World Sailor of the Year four times and won 11 World Championships and 9 European Championships. He was knighted in 2012 and was the winning tactician in the 2013 America’s Cup. He has since set up his own America’s Cup team.