Learning to Sail in Dinghies or Yachts, 3rd Edition
Written by Basil Mosenthal.
Published by Adlard Coles Nautical, 2007.
|This book is for anyone
learning to sail in either dinghies or yachts. Simple, easy to read and with
lively colour illustrations, it is invaluable as a back up to sailing school
courses or for anyone learning to sail with a friend. This is a no-nonsense
guide for beginners of all ages.
Covers how to start sailing, the different kind of boats you will sail in, various parts of a boat, rigging and launching a dinghy, getting going in a yacht, how a boat sails, handling ropes and tying knots, the effect of the tide, the weather, living aboard a yacht and what is on a chart.
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