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Learning to Sail: A No-nonsense Guide for Beginners of All Ages


Year: 2011
Language: english
Author: Learning to Sail: A No-nonsense Guide for Beginners of All Ages
Genre: Guide
Publisher: Firefly Books
Edition: First Ed.
ISBN: 978-1554079605
Format: PDF
Quality: Scanned pages
Pages count: 83
Description: Learning to Sail is the ideal guide for new sailors. It is also valuable as a backup to sailing courses and useful as a refresher course on the basics. Lively color photographs and clear diagrams highlight expert instruction on topics that range from the various parts of a boat to advanced knots, reading charts and navigation.
This straightforward and comprehensive guide covers:
How to get started
What things are called
How a boat sails
Sailing a dinghy
Yachts -- getting to know the ropes
Crewing a yacht
The tide
The weather
How to navigate
Some useful knots
A comprehensive glossary.
Learning to Sail is suitable for all ages and learning environments. It is designed specifically to give novice sailors the information and guidance they need to set sail safely and with confidence.

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