Book Reviews

From : May 2017


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I feel that an educational book of this nature needs the authors’ credentials known up front. Tom Phipps is a professional sailor who has dominated catamaran racing at youth level, medaling three times at the ISAF Youth Worlds and winning three times at the RYA Youth Nationals. From these beginnings Tom has gone on to win a number of national championships in the Dart, Formula 18, Hobie 16 and Tornado classes, including winning European and World titles.


Brian Phipps, Tom’s father has been involved in manufacturing, sailing and racing catamarans since 1978, and has won nu