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Titre : Positioning, the Logic of Sailboat Racing.
Éditeur : W. W. Norton & Company, New York
Date d'édition : 1991
Reliure : Hardcover
Etat du livre : Very Good
Etat de la jaquette : Good
Edition : First Edition
317 pages, illustrations, diagrams, cloth, DJ, very good. Illustrations by Thomas C. Price. Stated first edition. From Wikipedia: "Stuart H. Walker (born April 19, 1923) is an Olympic yachtsman, writer and a professor of pediatrics from the United States of America. He has competed as a sailor at the Olympic Games; won many National and International Championships in different classes; and published ten books.". N° de réf. du libraire 36409
Synopsis : These racing factors, Dr. Walker explains, translate into boat speed, psychology, and tactics.Wind strength and wave formation, in turn, determine sail rig and fin trim, as well as the psychological approach needed to win. He demonstrates for both the new racer and the seasoned expert precisely how to collect and understand these elements, how to use them in the formulation of strategy, and, finally, how to formulate moment-by-moment tactics. This is a masterful guide to winning.
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