NEW book uncovering the secrets of racing in the Solent. Graham
Sunderland, a professional navigator/tactician and author of Winning
Tides, and yachting journalist Rupert Holmes have put together the
ultimate local knowledge book of this popular racing area. Intimate
local knowledge of the ways in which wind patterns, tidal flow and
hazards in each of the different regions within the Solent shape
race-winning strategy and tactics is vital to success. This is the
first-ever book to combine these elements. 15 areas from The Needles to
No Mans Land and Horse Sand Forts are covered in detail, including
easy-to-access key points, expert advice for a range of typical
scenarios, and coach tips to put a perfect gloss on your performance.
Further sections cover the intricacies of starting races from Cowes,
plus everything you need to know about the Round the Island Race.