The 16th edition of this bestselling pocket reference for racers has been completely revised to cover the new rules for 2013-2016. It includes the full text of the new racing rules with a handy 'Quick Guide to the Changes' at the front. Each rule is carefully analyzed, and the situations likely to be met with in a race are explained with helpful 'birds eye' line drawings cross-referenced to the relevant rule. Once again, the model boats that are very popular for use in protests are included, there are signal flags on the back cover for easy reference on the race course, and a plastic wallet keeps everything together and protects from spray. Paul Elvstrom is a world renowned Olympic gold medalist and legendary sailor. He represented Denmark at nine Olympic Games, winning gold 4 times, as well as being World Champion and European Champion many times. His explanation of the Racing Rules has been an international bestseller for over 40 years. 224 Pages.