Sailing Gold : Great Moments in Olympic Sailing History (Paperback)

Author: Chisnell, Mark

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Publisher St Martins Pr
Mfg Part# 9781408146477
SKU 223152826
Format Paperback
ISBN10 1408146479
Release Date 8/13/2012
Dimensions (in Inches) 12.25H x 9.25L x 0.75T
From the Publisher
Editors Note This gorgeous photographic coffee table book reflects the entire history of Olympic sailing, with spectacular photographs celebrating heroes such as Paul Elvstrom and Ben Ainslie, fabulous locations, legendary classes - and the never-ending struggle of an Olympic sailor to make his mark.||Sections cover:|· An overview of the three eras of Olympic sailing |· Origins - how sailing came to be in the Olympics |· The struggle - training, teamwork, trials, selection and near misses|· Legendary classes and boat designers |· The new era - including the 49er, Laser, 470 and Europe|· Fabulous locations - including Mexico, Montreal, Sydney, Athens and China |· Icons, gold and glory - celebrating great Olympians||Featuring awe-inspiring images from the best sailing photographers in the world, each with an enlightening and entertaining commentary, this stunning book is a true celebration of this amazing sport through the years.
Product Attributes
Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0176
Publisher Adlard Coles Nautical Press
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