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Start to Win: The Classic Text


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Nothing else on the market that sets out the techniques in such a clear mannerA sailing classic, still considered unequalled by its many fansUpdated artwork and designNew Foreword by Bryan Willis, a member of the ISAF Racing RulesCommittee, Chair of the International Jury at the 2000 Olympics andJury Chairman for the America's Cup in Valencia in 2007.New paperback edition reissued after many years out of print

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Eric Twiname was an active dinghy sailor, a keen team racer and a LaserNational Champion. He wrote regular articles in yachting magazines, andthe famous Rules Book,written after serving for several years on the Royal YachtingAssociation's Racing Rules Committee, which is now in its ninth editionand still published by Adlard Coles Nautical.


'...the book will continue to provide an excellent "grounding" to all potential dingy sailors and yachtsmen who wish for that winning streak...for youngsters who are keen on sail racing it is the only book worth considering.' The Nautical Magazine (2009) 'A book that has been re-published almost 30 years after its author's death because of its enduring regard among dinghy sailors...needs little reviewing.' Royal Naval Sailing Association Journal (Winter 2009) 'This classic is...set to help sailors achieve their racing best for many years to come.' Mainsail (Autumn 2009) 'packed with invaluable advice, hints and essential read and is still a book you must have on your bookshelf.' Yachting World (April 2011)

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