RYA unveils RYA Tactics eBook competition winners
Tuesday, 23 October 2012
To accompany the launch of the new RYA ebook; RYA Tactics, four Raymarine Tacktick T060 Micro compasses (RRP £270) were up for grabs in a fantastic prize draw competition open to anyone who downloaded the ebook through the RYA Books app.
The lucky winners are: Paul Millard from Lee on the Solent, Hampshire; Paul Johnson, Ipswich, Suffolk; Alan Wilkins, Stowmarket, Suffolk and Adam Ranklin, from Fife.
Paul Millard commented on his win: “I look forward to really benefiting from using the Tacktick micro compass to put into practice the multitude of tips and race tactics detailed in the RYA Tactics book whilst racing my Laser2000 at Lee on the Solent”, while Paul Johnson added: “Thank you, I’m really pleased to hear that I’ve won something.”
The RYA Tactics ebook is the latest in a line of RYA ebooks bringing text to life with enhanced video and animations, easy to follow diagrams, colour photographs and all-important coaches' tips.
It breaks down the race to tell you exactly what to think about, how and when to do it, and most importantly, why! It takes you logically and holistically through the individual 3 stages of racing:
Setting the scene
Before the Start
RYA Tactics is written by one of the sport's top tacticians and coaches, Mark Rushall (with a little help from Ryan Wriggleback) and can really help you to sail better and win races no matter what your level of racing experience.
Commenting on the ebook winner Adam Ranklin said: “I have really enjoyed reading the RYA Tactics ebook, the videos and clips paint a much better picture and helped me understand some of the tactics better. Having it in electronic format makes it much easier to pick up and read.” While fellow winner Alan Wilkins added: “I am working my way slowly through the "Tactics" ebook, lots of very interesting information to digest, a great book for any racers.”
Download your copy of the RYA Tactics eBook, either as a free taster or buy the full version (£15.50) through the free 'RYA Books' app for iPad®, iPhone® and iPod touch® from the App Store℠ or visit www.rya.org.uk/shop to find out more.
You can also now follow us on Twitter at @RYAPublications and join in the conversation on this book with #Tactics
Last Updated ( Tuesday, 23 October 2012 )