Learning to Sail

Learning to Sail
Author : Basil Mosenthal
Publisher : A&C Black
Total Pages : 80
Release : 2009-03-17
ISBN 10 : 9781408197905
ISBN 13 : 1408197901
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Learning to Sail Book Description:

For anyone learning to sail in either dinghies or yachts, this book is easy to read with lively colour illustrations. Now in a larger format, this is a no-nonsense guide for beginners of all ages and is valuable as a back-up to sailing courses or for anyone learning to sail with a friend. It covers how to start sailing, the different kinds 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. 'A useful first introduction' The Little Ship 'An ideal book for the absolute beginner... a no-nonsense primer' Kelvin Hughes


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