Don't race without one

Just the thing for the budding Oppie or Olympic sailor . . . The Racing Rules Companion has clear illustrations to explain the new rules that apply from 2013. Every aspect of the race is covered, from starts to sailing the course, propulsion, room at marks, three boat situations. penalty turns, signals protest and appeals . . . All in a splash proof format for that last minute on-the-water check . . .

Its splash-proof, is tough enough to withstand a cockpit soaking and its spiral binding means it will stay open on a selected page on a chart table. A colour coded index allows you to instantly find what you are looking for.

A proper understanding of the racing rules is crucial to success on the water and there is no better pocket guide to the latest rules. Bryan Willis has been chairman of the jury and chief umpire for some of the most prestigious sailing events in the world, including the America’s Cup and Olympics. He has served on the International Sailing Federation (ISAF) Racing Rules Committee for over 25 years.

Published by Wiley Nautical, December 2012. ISBN: 978-1-1183-5722-4 £8.99
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