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5 edition of Optimist Racing - A manual for sailors, parents & coaches found in the catalog.

Optimist Racing - A manual for sailors, parents & coaches

by Phil Slater

  • 184 Want to read
  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Fernhurst Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sailing,
  • Sports & Recreation,
  • Sports,
  • Sailing - General,
  • Boating - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages95
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8728682M
    ISBN 101898660123
    ISBN 109781898660125
    OCLC/WorldCa36798112

    for sailors and parents, or guardians. Communication between sailors, coaches, parents and the director is essen-tial. If you find that there is any information that is not included in the following pages, please let the program director know so that we can include it in future. Program Director Doug Walker [email protected] ()   Written by one of the best-known figures in all of sailing and a leading authority on Optimist sailing and racing, The Winner's Guide to Optimist Sailing is the ideal training manual for young skippers, their parents, and their most comprehensive sailing guide to the International Optimist dinghy class features: Step-by-step instructions on every aspect of begi/5(1).

    Specific Team Racing Rules and Optimist Situations Introduction This guide is written for umpires at Optimist events. It includes guidance on how the sailor / umpire communication process works, so should be useful for sailors and coaches too, and applicable to non-Optimist events. It is a living document, and feedback to IODA (email. Check Out a Six-Year Old Child Singlehandedly Flicking Up Dotan's Revolutionary Kick-Up Rudder on an Optimist. After 20 years that the Dotan kick-up rudder has been used at sport schools on the open coasts of USA, France, New Zealand, Malta, etc., it can be said with assurance that the rudder increases the safety of sailing and is convenient both for professional sailors and beginners.

    Philip Slater has 19 books on Goodreads with ratings. Philip Slater’s most popular book is The Pursuit of Loneliness: American Culture at the Breaki.   OIympian's Sarah Ayton and Saskia Clark give their top sailing tips to young optimist sailors. Follow Team Volvo on the Volvo Sailing App. Search .


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Optimist Racing - A manual for sailors, parents & coaches by Phil Slater Download PDF EPUB FB2

Optimist Racing: A Manual for sailors, parents & coaches (Sail to Win) Paperback – October 3, by Steve Irish (Author), Phil Slater (Author)4/5(5).

This is book that is good for serious sailors and their coaches. It is thorough and probably the best overall racing guidebook for optimist sailing. It's well written but so stuffed with information that it's a book to read over and over again.

For a younger audience the "The WINNER'S GUIDE TO OPTIMIST SAILING" is better.4/5(5). Optimist Racing: A manual for sailors, parents & coaches - Ebook written by Steve Irish, Phil Slater. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices.

Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Optimist Racing: A manual for sailors, parents & coaches. Written by one of the best-known figures in all of sailing and a leading authority on Optimist sailing and racing, The Winner's Guide to Optimist Sailing is the ideal training manual for young skippers, their parents, and their coaches.

The most comprehensive sailing guide to the International Optimist dinghy class features/5(12). Genre/Form: Electronic books: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Irish, Steve. Optimist Racing: A manual for sailors, parents & coaches. La Vergne. Coach responsibilities > Ensure the sailors’ safety, including safety from sun, heat, cold and sudden weather changes > Ensure the sailors’ learn to sail and race in safe, fun, and supportive conditions > Hand over the sailors to their parents at the end of the lessons/regattas > Provide feedback to the parents and sailors as appropriate.

Parent's Guide to Optimist sailing in South Africa Welcome to the best and biggest junior sailing class in the world The International Optimist dinghy is simply the best dinghy for kids to learn to sail and to learn to race tactically.

The class is sailed in over a countries, with over sailors and is the only dinghy approved by World Sailing exclusively for sailors under the age of. There is also a section for parents and coaches describing how they can best support their young sailors.

Originally written by Ben Ainslie’s Optimist coach, Phil Slater, this new edition has been completely updated by top international racing coach, Steve Irish, who can be found coaching Optimist and other sailors worldwide.

Books RYA Optimist Handbook. This is an excellent book to inspire kids to learn more about sailing and build their racing skills.

It starts with the basics of sailing - parts of the boat, rigging, and basic sailing techniques, and moves through to more advanced topics such as advanced boat handling and squeezing more speed out of your boat.

IODA Chief Measurer; See Measurement Manual Race Officer: Appointed by LOA to run the races. NODA: National Optimist Class Association. Team Leader: Appointed by a NODA to deal with all onshore issues for a National Team. Coach: Appointed by NODA to deal with all on water and technical sailing issues for a National Team.

Written by one of the best-known figures in all of sailing and a leading authority on Optimist sailing and racing, The Winner's Guide to Optimist Sailing is the ideal training manual for young. out of 5 stars Good book for teenagers, coaches and parents August 5, This is book that is good for serious sailors and their coaches.

It is thorough and probably the best overall racing guidebook for optimist sailing/5. Optimist Racing: A Manual for Sailors, Parents & Coaches (Sail to Win) by Steve Irish Paperback £ Only 13 left in stock (more on the way). Sent from and sold by Amazon.

Customers who viewed this item also viewedReviews: Optimist Racing is written for those sailors, parents and coaches who are looking for success in this competitive class. Originally written by Ben Ainslie’s Optimist coach, Phil Slater, this new edition of Optimist Racing has been completely updated by top international racing coach, Steve Irish, who can be found coaching Optimist and other sailors worldwide.

As an optimist sailor he has competed in several World and European championships with Pim as his coach. He also is a very experienced team racing coming 5th at the Optimist Teamracing World Championships in New Zealand and also finishing 5th at the Optimist Teamracing European Championships in Italy.

and racing, The Winner's Guide to Optimist Sailing is the ideal training manual for young skippers, their parents, and their coaches. The most comprehensive sailing guide to the International Optimist dinghy class features: Step-by-step instructions on every aspect of beginning sailing More than stunning photographs and helpful illustrations Useful tips and winning tactics for competitive racing Special advice.

World Sailing News is the weekly online newsletter of the World Sailing. It features the latest news and events from the sailing world together with features and info in an easy-to-use format. The Winner’s Guide to Optimist Sailing, by Gary Jobson and Jay Kehoe is the most comprehensive Opti reference we’ve found.

It’s geared for beginning to intermediate levels. It’s clearly written and is suitable for both sailors and parents. The authors are highly respected sailors and coaches. Discover the best Sailing (Sport) books and audiobooks.

Learn from Sailing (Sport) experts like Eric Twiname and Barry Pickthall. Read Sailing (Sport) books like Start to Win and Dinghy Sailing for free with a free day trial.

Team SailCoach goal is to bring sailors together who do not have access to coaching to train together as a team for a common goal, i.e. the Olympics in most cases. Based on the Mediterranean island of Malta where we aim to provide 20 to 25 technical training days on the water per month, daily fitness lead by our strength and conditioning coach.

A book for Opti (ie, beginning) sailors shd have 3 sections: How to rig the boat, How to sail, and Racing techniques. Since there are a lot of good books covering the 2nd and 3rd topics, an Opti-specific book shd focus on rigging.The mini racer fleet is for sailors normally age who are new to racing.

The emphasis of this fleet is getting the sailors afloat and enjoying sailing. The sailors are divided up into small groups and allocated a coach for the week. Their coach will run games and activities on and off the water keeping the sailors entertained and having fun. At this point, the Coach & Athlete relation should be strong enough for the sailor to put the Coach’s opinion and instructions ahead of the parents possible opinion on the start strategy or the last tack when finishing the upwind.

I say challenging as the sailor will always be exposed to feedback coming from both ways (Coach and Parents) and.