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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It is a book that my Olympic squad will benefit from. You can read this item using any of the following Kobo apps and devices: The Modern Cruising Sailboat: This page was last edited on 26 Novemberat Praise for Bethwaite’s High Performance Sailing: Getting Started in Sailboat Racing, 2nd Edition.

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Taking all the advice which he offers from his wide experience would have made championship winning a higy deal easier. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

Refresh and try again. I’m thinking of getting either the high – or the higher performance sailing by Frank Bethwaite. Bethwaite’s theories boosted the average speed of the highest-performance sailboats from two-thirds the windspeed to windspeed or faster. Ship Construction for Marine Engineers. It is no substitute for getting in a boat and experimenting yourself, but it will accelerate your acquisition of boat speed by providing you with a solid knowledge foundation about what you should be trying on the water.


The Adlard Coles Book of Radar. To ask other readers questions about High Performance Sailingplease sign up. Posted today at 3: Books by Frank Bethwaite. Share this post Link to post Share on other sites. The Complete Sailor, Second Edition.

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Jun 11, Curtis Woodford rated it it was amazing. If you want to get better at filtering out spurious advice on how to get faster, this book is all you need to dismiss the old wives tales that sailors repeat without thinking.

It is a book that my Olympic squad will benefit from. Overall rating No ratings yet 0. The Complete Ocean Skipper. I’m a bit confused with the titles as the “higher performance” seems to be the older book.

Pass Your Day Skipper. In he won an Innovation Hero lifetime achievement award from The Warren Centre for Advanced Engineering at the University of Sydney for the design and commercialisation of innovative high-performance sailing craft.

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

Posted today at 4: In he followed hith up with a further volume, Higher Performance Sailingalso published by Adlard Coles Nautical. Passage Making Made Perfect. Return to Book Page. Higher Performance Sailing will provide the key to racing sailors’ dreams. His many years of experience coaching the highly successful Australian Olympic sailing team and his extensive analysis from working with racing sailors are the basis for betwaite techniques and theories presented in this new book.

Nigel Calder’s Cruising Handbook: This became known as the Northbridge Junior now known as the 9er. Eschewing the idea that luck or innate talent hihh the keys performahce success, Frank Bethwaite If you wish to use or buy a photograph contact the photographer directly. A list of chapter headings and page numbers might help High Performance Sailing by Frank Bethwaite. I thing I’m gonna go with “higher” as moths and skiffs are very much of an interest now. Posted today at 6: Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.


Which one you should get depends on your primary interests, but I suspect many people will end up getting both. Bruce H rated it it was amazing Feb 03, Heavy Weather Sailing 7th edition. Be the first to ask a question about High Performance Sailing. Please review your cart.

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High Performance Sailing is now regarded as the bible of racing peeformance and carries a string of endorsements from high achievers. Conrad rated it it was amazing Sep 04, By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Which one’s better, or is it worth buying both? Higher Performance Sailing will provide the key to racing sailors’ dreams. Celestial Navigation for Yachtsmen.