#yachtrace – Jim Saltonstall, racing guru and former coach for multiple national, European, world and Olympic racing champions, distills his wisdom of forty years in the business in this quick-reference handbook.
On Course to Win provides invaluable knowledge for all dinghy, yacht and windsurfers to help them advance in one of the most challenging sports in the world. Sprinkled with Jim's trademark sense of humour and lightness of touch, On Course to Win tackles a wide variety of situations that can arise on the racecourse in bite-sized portions.
Jim's invaluable advice, tips, wisdom and intelligent analysis are coupled with photographs that illustrate specific aspects of racing and boat handling to provide 'coach at your shoulder' reassurance and guidance to push you up the fleet. And there is a checklist of all the key issues racers need to keep in mind as they progress around the course too. On Course to Win is a book that should be in every would-be champion's kitbag, both on and off the water.
Jim Saltonstall has coached the British Olympic team in both 1996 and 2000 and has been a racing coach for almost forty years – twenty of which were with the RYA. He was voted Yachtsman of the year in 1984 and 1995 with the GBR Youth Team, and was awarded the MBE in 1996 for his services to sports and young people. He hosts international racing seminars around the world.