High Performance Sailing has 30 ratings and 2 reviews. Curtis said: Anyone who wants to understand how sailboats, especially dinghies, work on a basic le. Im thinking of getting either the high- or the higher performance sailing by Frank Bethwaite. According to amazon, both consists of pages. Frank Bethwaite, the father of High Performance Sailing, dies at by Richard Gladwell on 12 May The Julian Bethwaite designed 49er became the.

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A list of chapter headings and page numbers might help Trent Cornwall rated it really liked it Aug 11, Costas rated it it was ok Sep 04, You’ve successfully reported this review.

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You’ll spend a lot of time flipping back and forth, but overall, you’ll find that’s worth the effort. The Complete Ocean Skipper. It has the potential to be a standard reference work on the subject and will not quickly date. No trivia or quizzes yet. How to Perdormance Around the World.


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Higher Performance Sailing will provide the key to racing sailors’ dreams. By means of extensive research, and working with sailors of different racing calibre, Bethwaite analyses how to harness the apparent wind for increased speed and better position on your sailinng. The Blue Book of Sailing: Your display name should be at least 2 characters long.

Frank Bethwaite, the father of High Performance Sailing, dies at 92

It really is that good. It is a book that my Olympic squad will benefit from.

It is no substitute for getting in a boat and experimenting yourself, but it will accelerate your bthwaite of boat speed by providing you with a solid knowledge foundation about what you should be trying on the water. Oh, and I second the bit about how each these books is organized as a “collection” of loosely connected parts.

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Bright blue skies, good solid breezes and some great surfing waves. Posted today at 4: Chi ama i libri sceglie Kobo e inMondadori. Eschewing the idea that luck or innate talent are the keys to success, Frank Bethwaite I thing I’m gonna go with “higher” as moths and skiffs are very much of an interest now.


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Mastering Skills and Avoiding Troubles Afloat: They aren’t really single books that you would read from cover to cover. If you hit enough of those in areas where you’d like to understand things better, you know you’re ready to read the earlier book as well.

Jussi Kuosa rated it it was amazing Nov 13, High Performance Sailing perforamnce now regarded as the bible of racing sailors and carries a string of endorsements from high achievers.

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Bethwaite’s theories boosted the average speed of the highest-performance sailboats from two- Based on 25 years of research and Olympic coaching, High Performance Sailing reinvents the strategies of sailboat racing.

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