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Gary Jobson is a decorated sailor, television commentator, sailing lecturer, and author based in Annapolis, Maryland. He has recorded many achievements in his sailing career, having won multiple championships in one-design classes, the America's Cup with Ted Turner in 1977, the Fastnet Race, and many of the world's ocean races. Jobson is also an active cruising sailor, having led expeditions to the Arctic, Antarctica and Cape Horn.

In October 2003 Jobson was inducted into the America's Cup Hall of Fame by the Herreshoff Marine Museum. In 1999 Jobson won the Nathanael Herreshoff Trophy, US SAILING's most prestigious award, and as of 2010 is the current president of US SAILING. Jobson is also the National Regatta Chairman of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's sailing program.

Jobson has authored 15 books on sailing, and is Editor at Large of Sailing World and Cruising World magazines. In addition to his print work he has been ESPN's sailing commentator since 1985. He won an Ace Award for Cable Excellence for his coverage of the 1987 America's Cup. In 1988 Jobson won an Emmy for his production of sailing at the Olympic Games in South Korea and also won an Emmy for the 2006 Volvo Ocean Race on PBS.

In college Jobson was named an All-American sailor three times and was twice named College Sailor of the Year (1972, 1973). He graduated with his Bachelors Degree and Third Mate's License (Unlimited Tonnage) from the State University of New York Maritime College in 1973. He began his career as a sailing coach at the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy and the U.S. Naval Academy.

Jobson currently races an Etchells, owns a Sabre 402, Whirlwind and has a partnership in a NYYC Swan 42, Mustang.

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Total Books: 21
Gary Jobson An American Sailing Story
2011 - Gary Jobson an American Sailing Story (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781936313761
ISBN-10: 1936313766
Genre: Sports & Outdoors

A Cats A Century of Tradition
2006 - A Cats a Century of Tradition (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780974934471
ISBN-10: 097493447X
Genres: History, Sports & Outdoors, Nonfiction

Sailing Fundamentals
2005 - Sailing Fundamentals (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780743273084
ISBN-10: 0743273087
Genre: Sports & Outdoors
  • Currently 4.5/5 Stars.

Gary Jobson's Championship Sailing  The Definitive Guide for Skippers Tacticians and Crew
The Winner's Guide to Optimist Sailing
2004 - The Winner's Guide to Optimist Sailing (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780071434676
ISBN-10: 0071434674
Genre: Sports & Outdoors

Fighting Finish The Volvo Ocean Race Round the World 2001-2002
2002 - Fighting Finish the Volvo Ocean Race Round the World 2001-2002 (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780965925877
ISBN-10: 0965925870
Genre: Sports & Outdoors

An America's Cup Treasury The Lost Levick Photographs 1893-1937
2001 - An America's Cup Treasury the Lost Levick Photographs 1893-1937 (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781861761842
ISBN-10: 1861761848

Sailing Fundamentals
1998 - Sailing Fundamentals (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780684849942
ISBN-10: 0684849941
Genre: Sports & Outdoors
  • Currently 4.4/5 Stars.

Storm Sailing
1983 - Storm Sailing (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780878512157
ISBN-10: 0878512152
  • Currently 1.5/5 Stars.

Gary Jobson's How to Sail
Gary Jobson's How to Sail (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780071201438
ISBN-10: 0071201432

Yachtsmans Pocket Almanac
Yachtsmans Pocket Almanac (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780671623760
ISBN-10: 0671623761
Genre: Sports & Outdoors

Speed Sailing
Speed Sailing (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780688039745
ISBN-10: 068803974X
Genre: Sports & Outdoors

World Class Sailing
World Class Sailing (Hardcover)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780688065775
ISBN-10: 0688065775
Genres: Sports & Outdoors, Crafts, Hobbies & Home

Racing Edge
Racing Edge (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780906781036
ISBN-10: 0906781035