Boatspeed is not enough – a good understanding of tactics is crucial if you want to win races. This book is a comprehensive programme to make you a tactical genius on the water. Individual chapters take you around the racecourse, from before you get on the water, through the pre-start, start, and various legs. Each section contains detailed advice for the beginner, intermediate and advanced sailor. Ideal for dinghy sailors, there is also a wealth of advice that will benefit yachtsmen. More than a hundred diagrams allow lessons to be learned at a glance and make this a useful aide-memoire as well as a tactical textbook. This is a practical way to improve your racing results, whether starting out, moving up the club circuit or competing at national level and beyond.