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Sailing Essentials

Year: 2013
Language: english
Author: Steve Sleight
Genre: Reference book
Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Publishers Ltd
ISBN: 978-1465408501
Format: PDF
Quality: eBook
Pages count: 304
Description: The perfect reference for yachtsmen of all levels, this illustrated pocket guide provides sailors with everything they need to know about how to sail.
Broken down into easy-to-follow, bite-sized units, Sailing Essentials takes readers through key sailing techniques — from hoisting a sail and reading charts to steering a course at night or laying an anchor. Readers will also find information on how to deal with difficult weather conditions and how to tie tricky knots, detailed instructions on man-overboard procedures, and much more


Steve Sleight, a former Royal Yachting Association coach and instructor at the UK's National Sailing Centre, has taught all levels of craft and ability and is a successful racing yachtsman and British National Champion.


Rating: 5 / 5 (Votes: 26)

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