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Hardcover Comeback: My Race for the America's Cup Book

ISBN: 0312009003

ISBN13: 9780312009007

Comeback: My Race for the America's Cup

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Interesting insight to what it takes to undertake the task of mounting a major sporting event. Well worth every sailor and sports fan to read. If you love sailing you will like to read this sailing history. Dennis Conner is the best of the best in the sailing world. His record stands on its own.

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Dennis Connor is an icon of sailing and this is his story of explaining the loss of The Cup in 1983 and what it took to win it back in 1987. It was certainly not a sure deal that the US or even DC would win. DC is surprisingly candid with his comments. It is certainly not all a blow by blow on the racecourse. He tells about all the smoke filled back room negotiations, fund-raising, the design of the boat, his crew, his strategy, and why he succeeded. Unlike some writing for a mass audience, he does not dumb down his explanations of sailing terms. He does give plenty of explanation of what happens, including how he recruited each crew member and what their job was. The book is well written and has diagrams of key race situations. I would think any one who is interested in sailboat racing would find it a classic.
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