2. Winning Philosophy

Developing Patience, Inner Strength, and an Eye for the Good Lanes

  1. Fritz Allhoff
  1. Gary Jobson

Published Online: 11 SEP 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118336465.ch2

Sailing - Philosophy for Everyone: Catching the Drift of Why We Sail

Sailing - Philosophy for Everyone: Catching the Drift of Why We Sail

How to Cite

Jobson, G. (2012) Winning Philosophy, in Sailing - Philosophy for Everyone: Catching the Drift of Why We Sail (ed F. Allhoff), Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118336465.ch2

Editor Information

  1. Western Michigan University, USA

Author Information

  1. Large of Sailing World and Cruising World magazines. USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 SEP 2012
  2. Published Print: 1 JUL 2012

Book Series:

  1. Philosophy for Everyone

Book Series Editors:

  1. Patrick Goold

Series Editor Information

  1. Virginia Wesleyan College, USA

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470671856

Online ISBN: 9781118336465

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Keywords:

  • winning philosophy, to overcome fear for winning a yacht race;
  • patience, inner strength, and an eye for good lanes;
  • race/game, being part of it as being down wire's end, thrilling;
  • competitors, and uncertainty, frightening and exhilarating;
  • imagining the race, boat, competitors, surroundings, and water;
  • Ted Turner, and his Sparkman & Stephans 61-foot Tenacious;
  • Ted's America's Cup and Fastnet victories;
  • precise maneuvering, an asset exploited when among boats