Wer sich hinsichtlich Taktik und Trimm speziell auf das Segeln in One-Design Klassen weiterbilden möchte, findet hier einige Buchempfehlungen. Diese Liste ist natürlich nicht vollständig und kann gerne durch euch erweitert werden.
Speed & Smarts is a bi-monthly newsletter packed with tips to improve your racing performance. It's written by winning AC tactician David Dellenbaugh, and each issue has 16 pages full of instructional advice on tactics, strategy, speed, boathandling and rules (plus there's no advertising!).
The most complete book on modern racing tactics.
Performance Racing Tactics takes you all the way around the course. The sixth edition covers tactics, rules, weather, and strategy in 220 information-packed pages. The fast moving, easy to follow format is accessible to all readers. Rules are covered the way you use them - (ie upwind rules as part of upwind tactics). The content offers complete information for neophytes and insights which grab the attention of the saltiest dog. Quizzes and skill building sections show how to develop a race winning approach.
Includes chapters by Peter Isler on Match Racing and from Ockam U on Performance Tactics.
An essential part of any racing sailors library.
The most complete book on modern sailing performance
To win races you have to sail fast. Performance Racing Trim shows you how. The North U Trim book treats boat speed and boat handling topics in the same accessible style as North U Tactics. The TRIM book gives complete coverage to upwind and downwind sail trim and boat handling, including mainsail and genoa trim, helming and the trim and handling of both conventional and asymmetric spinnakers. Learn how angle of attack, depth and twist effect performance. See how changes in pole position change spinnaker shape. Understand your options for spinnaker takedowns. Special sections on Trim Solutions solve the most baffling performance problems, while the boat handling skills and drills show you how to turn your crew into a team. Packed with illustrations, written to be read, the 208 page Trim book will teach you techniques you can use in your next race.
North U TRIM - Your Speed Guide.
North Sails has partnered with Harken and Musto to develop a J/24 Boathandling Video CD-Rom which offers interactive instruction and takes an in-depth look at the techniques, choreography and organization involved in many of the maneuvers necessary for competition in one-design sailboats, specifically the J/24.