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By Jon Emmett

The final word self-learning consultant to sailboat racing.In this sensible self-coaching consultant for the intense racing buff, veteran crusing trainer Jon Emmett explains how an individual can enhance his or her crusing process in possible levels. through breaking down racing into 20 key subject matters, Emmett exhibits how aspiring yacht and dinghy racers can discover ways to degree their very own strengths and weaknesses and increase key abilities step-by-step. The publication additionally contains useful advice and knowledge from Olympic champions together with Paul Goodison and Joe Glanfield.

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Weight is such a critical part of sailing boat performance that it is almost more important than fitness work: the two certainly closely interact. If your natural weight is different from your required sailing weight, it will almost certainly be of benefit to try and get to that weight as early as possible in a training period. Handling and tuning will be affected by changes in crew weight, which will affect boat speed. Diet obviously affects fitness, weight and general energy levels, so it really does define what your body will be capable of achieving.

Weight is such a critical part of sailing boat performance that it is almost more important than fitness work: the two certainly closely interact. If your natural weight is different from your required sailing weight, it will almost certainly be of benefit to try and get to that weight as early as possible in a training period. Handling and tuning will be affected by changes in crew weight, which will affect boat speed. Diet obviously affects fitness, weight and general energy levels, so it really does define what your body will be capable of achieving.

Remember to keep a diary, so when you revisit a venue you know how much time and money to allow for transportation. Once at a location it is important to be as comfortable as you can. Is it possible to eat out well – good quality and appropriate food (see Chapter 15)? Remember we are what we eat, and if we are away for a long period of time good diet becomes especially important. ) Communication is important, whether it is with loved ones who cannot be with you, or to set up details for the next trip.

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