A racing yacht can be a very public place to
make a mistake. Especially if that mistake costs a place, or causes a
sail to fall in the water or something to break. Add a bit of a breeze
and your error could be expensive or, worse, dangerous. Help is at hand.
Racing crew explains, using words and photo
sequences, exactly how to perform all the crewing jobs – safely, smartly
and fast. Newcomers to yacht racing – be they cruising sailors or dinghy
crews – will find the book especially useful. In fact racing crew will
everyone the confidence to join a new crew, perform well – and be asked
Since it first appeared yacht crewing,
Malcolm McKeag's book has been regarded as the essential handbook for
yacht racing crews. Working closely with National Keelboat Coach Bill
Edgerton, he has ensured that this second edition incorporates the very
latest fast techniques.