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The Laser Book


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Table of Contents

Foreword; Introduction; PART ONE: GETTING STARTED: Setting Up The Boat, Rigging, A Touch Of Theory, Your First Sail, Laser Care; PART TWO: SKILL DEVELOPMENT: Launching, Reaching, Beating, Tacking, Running, Gybing, Taking A Penalty, Capsizing, Landing, Racing; PART THREE: THE DIFFERENT SAILS & RIGS: The Standard Rig, The Radial Rig, The 4.7 Rig; The Laser Class Association

About the Author

Tim Davison has owned 20 Lasers over 40 years. He competed regularly on the international Laser racing circuit and was on the podium for the Open European Championships and won the Masters European and UK National Championships. He is author of over 18 sailing books, with The Laser Book being his first and most successful.


"This book is lavishly illustrated with glorious full colour pics and illustrations, so understanding is very easy." (Sailing) "This latest version brings it right up to date with the latest developments in the class using contributions from current top sailors in the fleet... Even though I've been in the class for almost ten years it contained some clever tips that I didn't know about." (Gybe Magazine) "the book has been completely overhauled in response to the recently released Mk2 standard sails and the new composite top section." (Yachts & Yachting)

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