Start to Win is Eric Twiname's sailing classic. Out of print for over 20 years, it has nevertheless retained its position as the book on simple racing principles. Considered unequalled by its many fans, it is the only book that sets out the techniques of sailing in such a clear, understandable and straightforward manner. By the same author as The Rules Book, Start to Win will be welcomed back by its many followers, and read for the first time by many more. With an updated section on the Racing Rules, this classic is set to help sailors achieve their racing best for many years to come. 'An extraordinarily valuable book...Twiname manages to remove the mystique from the art of winning' Yachting World 'One of the best books on tactics' Yachting & Boating 'A first class book for the racing dinghy helmsman' Yachts and Yachting
Eric Twiname was an active dinghy sailor, a keen team racer and a Laser National Champion. He wrote regular articles in yachting magazines, as well as his world-famous Rules Book, written after serving for several years on the Royal Yachting Association's Racing Rules Committee. The Rules Book is now in its ninth edition and still published by Adlard Coles Nautical.