The Rules Book

Author(s): Bryan Willis

Nautical - Seamanship

This bestselling pocket-sized racing rules book is unique in covering the rules by race situation. It explains the rules affecting each part of the race course, from the start line, round the marks and on to the finish line. The entire 2009-2012 racing rules are included in this edition. This book is ideal for all racers because the rules are explained by race situation, using helpful diagrams to show the rules that apply all around the race course. The rules are graded for all levels of competition - club, national and international championship. This unique method of presentation has proved extremely popular with racers over nine editions.


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Highly successful pocket-size racing rules book - now in it's ninth editionContains the full text of the new 2009-2012 racing rulesGraded for all levels of racer from beginner to expertEasy to follow with clear 2-colour diagrams of race situations around the race courseFor sailboards, dinghies, keelboats, helmsmen and crew as well as Race Officers

'Although intended for an interesting read for those of us who sit bemused at seeing the occasional class racing on TV' Cruising (September 2009)

Bryan Willis has been a member of the ISAF Racing Rules Committee forover 25 years. He has been appointed to 5 Olympic Juries and chairedthe International Jury at the Sydney 2000 Olympics. He has beeninvolved in 6 America's Cup regattas as Rules Advisor, Chief Umpire andJury Chairman, and was Jury Chairman and Chief Umpire for the America'sCup in Valencia in 2007.

General Fields

  • : 9781408109502
  • : A & C Black Publishers Ltd
  • : Adlard Coles Nautical
  • : 0.0
  • : March 2009
  • : 186mm X 123mm X 13mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Bryan Willis
  • : Paperback
  • : 9th Revised edition
  • : 797.14
  • : 232
  • : 145 2-colour drawings