The Complete Book of Laser Sailing is the most comprehensive book ever published about successfully sailing and racing this popular and challenging single-handed racing boat. This book tells the budding racer what they need to know about the boat itself and gives the latest thinking on how to set it up and sail it. It includes: * latest information on upwind and downwind techniques * equipment, and rigging techniques * the Laser Radial and Masters racing * interviews with champion Laser racers * listings of major competition results since 1990, including the Olympics, and Radial and Masters classes. 'Tillman is a well-known Laser expert...and his book is a fine-tuned guide to everything anyone could ever need or want to know about the Laser. Whether you are looking to learn the basics...or to refine your techniques, here's the starting point' Sailing 'This book will most certainly help make you a better sailor and could help you become a champion' Soundings
Dick Tillman is a graduate of the US Naval Academy and winner of the first three Laser North American Championships. He was a member of the US Olympic Sailing team in 1976 and most recently won a bronze medal in the 1998 Nike World Masters Laser competition. He is president of US Windsurfing and sits on the board of the US Sailing, the foremost American sailing body.