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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Passage Making Made Perfect. Konstantinos Rogotis rated it really liked it Jun 26, Your First Sailboat, Second Edition. From the author of the bestselling High Performance Sailing and Higher Performance Sailing comes the first scientific analysis of what makes fast sailors fast. The Complete Day Skipper. Bethwaite’s theories boosted the average speed of the highest-performance sailboats from two-thirds the windspeed to windspeed or faster. He joined the Royal New Zealand Air Force at the outbreak of the Second World War, becoming a flight instructor and test pilot before flying bombing missions over the Pacific during and Yachting Monthly’s Expert Sailing Skills.

How to Sail Around the World. Be the first to ask a question about High Performance Sailing. Jesse Parkhurst rated it it was amazing Aug 05, Trent Cornwall rated it really liked it Aug 11, Trivia About High Performance The Case for the Cruising Trimaran.

Ratings and Reviews 0 0 star ratings 0 reviews. All of the complexity of sailboat racing is not dumbed down, which to some may make it boring. It has the potential to be a standard reference work on the subject and will not quickly date.


High Performance Sailing by Frank Bethwaite

Ionut Iliescu rated it really liked it Jul 27, He rose to the rank of squadron leader and was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross. It is a book that my Olympic squad will benefit from.

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Alistair rated it it was amazing Dec 29, Praise for Bethwaite’s High Performance Sailing: I thing I’m gonna go with “higher” as moths and skiffs are very much of an interest now. Or, get it for Kobo Super Points! Betwaite Skills and Seamanship, 14th Edition. There’s much more on weather and wind patterns in thefirst book. Denovich rated it it was amazing Jun 14, If you have any questions about advertising or editorial then please contact our team.


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The 22 Keys to Sailing Mastery. After settling in Sydney, Bethwaite designed a small boat suitable for his youngest children to use to learn how to sail. Costas rated it it was ok Sep 04, High Performance Sailing by Frank Bethwaite. The Annapolis Book of Seamanship. Languages Deutsch Malagasy Edit links. Reviews and Comparisons of Boats Under 26 Feet. August 4, Imprint: Brian rated it really liked it Feb 25, Since its publication inracing yachts and dinghies have developed out of all recognition – a new high-tech breed of ‘apparent wind’ fast racers has claimed the water and so far no-one has applied themselves seriously to analysing what makes these boats sail fast and what will make them faster.

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.


Higher Performance Sailing will provide the key to racing sailors’ dreams. In he followed this sailimg with a further volume, Higher Performance Sailingalso published by Adlard Coles Nautical.

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Higher Performance Sailing

Bright blue skies, good solid breezes and some great surfing waves. I’m thinking of getting either the high – or the higher performance sailing by Frank Bethwaite. He was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia in for his services to sport. In he won an Innovation Hero lifetime achievement award frakn The Warren Centre for Advanced Engineering at the University of Sydney for the design and commercialisation of innovative high-performance sailing craft.

High Performance Sailing

Conrad rated it it was amazing Sep 04, Phillip Barow rated it it was amazing Perfogmance 02, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. They are more like an assemblage of papers on different but related topics.

A brilliant and important book for serious racing sailors.