A guide for racing yachtsman that is as useful today as when it was first published. Teaching the fundamentals of the start line, beating to windward, rounding a mark, wind abeam, before the wind. This book is a wonderful collection of anecdotes, tactics and case studies. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.