Race Training with Jim Saltonstall

Author(s): Jim Saltonstall

Nautical - Seamanship

Race Training with Jim Saltonstall is for all those who wish to improve their personal performance within the most challenging sport in the world. It is aimed at racers at all levels of the sport, from club right through to international level. It aims to improve every aspect of a racer's personal performance from the most important - self-preparation - to boat preparation, boat handling, boat tuning, race strategy, starting, tactics, racing rules, compass work and meteorology. The book is aimed at all classes: dinghies, keelboats, catamarans and windsurfers as well as coaches at all levels, providing training programmes and exercises. Jim Saltonstall's method of coaching and race training is acclaimed worldwide. This book is certain to be welcomed by his devotees as well as newcomers to the sport of racing. "If there is one person responsible for the success of the current


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Aimed at racers at all levels of the sport, from club to international levelWritten by a world-renowned racing coach, ex-RYA, who has won numerous awards for his workJim Saltonstall has a string of Olympic medal-winning proteges to his name, amongst whom are Ben Ainslie, Shirley Robertson and Ian WalkerWell illustrated with four colour photos throughout

Jim Saltonstall has supervised the race training programmes of five Olympic gold, four silver and two bronze medallists. He is now a freelance coach working with projects right across the yachting spectrum from Optimist through to IMX/Farr 40.

General Fields

  • : 9780713674798
  • : A & C Black Publishers Ltd
  • : Adlard Coles Nautical
  • : 0.477
  • : February 2006
  • : 244mm X 171mm X 13mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Jim Saltonstall
  • : Paperback
  • : 797.14
  • : 160
  • : 4-colour photos