Understanding the Racing Rules of Sailing through 2016
by Dave Perry
with illustrations by Brad Dellenbaugh
Dave Perry's Understanding the Racing Rules of Sailing through 2016:
- Explains all the rules that apply at marks and obstructions
- Includes the complete text of the 2013-2016 International Sailing Federation (ISAF) Racing Rules of Sailing and US Sailing Prescriptions
- Contains over 100 quotes and references to the US Sailing Appeals and ISAF Cases, making it an indispensable resource for all sailors as well as judges and other racing officials.
The better you know the rules, the sharper you will be tactically on the racecourse. Dave Perry clearly and concisely answers all of the most commonly asked questions on the racing rules from a champion racing sailor's perspective. His comprehensive, easy-to-understand explanations, with extensive references to US Sailing Appeals and ISAF Cases, make this book a complete and authoritative resource on the rules for new racers and Olympic sailors alike, as well as judges and other race officials. Brad Dellenbaugh's abundant diagrams and amusing captions bring Perry's rules explanations to life.
Author of Winning in One-Designs and Dave Perry's 100 Best Rules Quizzes, Perry is an All-American Sailor and champion racer, coach and teacher, as well as a US Sailing Senior Certified Judge and Chairman of the US Sailing Appeals Committee. Dellenbaugh also is a champion racer, International Judge and America's Cup umpire. He is the Sailing Director at the New York Yacht Club.