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The Complete Sailor. Learning the Art of Sailing. SECOND EDITION


Year: 2011
Language: english
Author: David Seidman
Genre: Reference book
Publisher: International Marine/The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
Edition: 2nd
ISBN: 978-0-07-175084-4
Format: EPUB/PDF
Quality: eBook
Pages count: a lot
Description: This is not just an instructional book---it's an insight into a sailor's approach to the sea, boats, and the ever-changing dynamic of wind on the water
"A learn-to-sail book with heart."--WoodenBoat
"A real winner...a masterful blend of straightforward text with delightful and instructive illustrations. Quite simply a great primer on sailing and the world of boats for readers of all ages."--Cruising World
"Teaches sailing with flair and poetry."--SAIL
"A great walk-through for the novice, both entertaining and thorough."--Sailing
"Sits in a class by itself. Elegantly simple, encyclopedic in scope, and a delightful reference for any novice—with lots to offer intermediate sailors, too."--Kalamazoo Gazette
If you never sailed, sailed once, or have sailed for a lifetime, this book is perfect for beginners but deep enough content for those interested in going beyond basics. Revised and expanded to include racing and GPS navigation, The Complete Sailor is not just a how-to sail book, but a book that teaches you how to become a sailor.
Inside you’ll find:
An all-in-one, comprehensive introduction to sailing
Up-to-date information on techniques and approaches offered by the changing nature of the sport
Exquisite pen-and-ink illustrations
Topics include: Wind Sense; Working Winds; Getting Underway; The Boat; Rigging; Sails; Under Power; Rules of the Road; Anchoring; Ropework; Marlinspike Seamanship; Emergencies; Sea and Sky; Navigation; Racing; Trailering
Additional info: PDF file was converted from EPUB, so it's highly likely not match to print version )
Rating: 4.9 / 5 (Votes: 20)
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