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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Books by Frank Bethwaite. Chuck rated it it was amazing Jun 17, Craig Shelton rated it really liked it Nov 06, If you sail skiff type boats then “Higher” is the one to go for. Be the first to ask a question about High Performance Sailing. If you hit enough of those in areas where you’d like to understand things better, you know you’re ready to read the earlier book as well.

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High Performance Sailing by Frank Bethwaite

If boat design and development is your big interest then don’t bother with book one, since much of what is in it is to a good extent out of the main stream of development.

Close Report a review At Kobo, we try to ensure that published reviews do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer’s personal information. They are more like an assemblage of papers on different but related topics. Taking all the advice which he offers from his wide experience would have made championship winning a great deal easier. Kleidi Kleidi rated it it was amazing Nov 07, Actually I’d go with an ebook version if there were.


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Frank Bethwaite is revered amongst the sailing community for the depth, originality and soundness of his research and for the successful application of his theories, which produce results for his disciples around the world time and time again. Share this post Link to post Share on other sites. Alistair rated it it was amazing Dec 29, How to Sail Around the World.

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Your display name should be at least 2 characters long. 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. Denovich rated it it was amazing Jun 14, Yachting Monthly’s Skipper’s Tips. Has Santa delivered the Finn class the biggest stocking filler ever? To ask ssailing readers questions about High Performance Sailingplease sign up.

I thing I’m gonna go with “higher” as moths and skiffs are very much of an interest now. Praise for Bethwaite’s High Performance Sailing: Posted today at By means of extensive research, and working with sailors of different racing calibre, Bethwaite analyses how to harness the apparent wind for increased speed and better position on your rivals.


High Performance Sailing

Which one you should get depends on your primary perfprmance, but I suspect many people will end up getting both. Costas rated it it was ok Sep 04, A list of chapter headings and page numbers might help If Weather and wind is your big interest, and Bethwaite is an ex Olympic coach specialising in the topic, then “High” is the one with the vast majority of the bethwaiite, but “Higher” contains some important updates about things that weren’t really known in the book one era.

Praise for Bethwaite’s High Performance Sailing: Continue shopping Checkout Continue shopping. Asiling Modern Cruising Sailboat: See if you have enough points for this item. Posted today at 4: At Kobo, we try to ensure that published reviews do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer’s personal information.