Learning to Sail : In Dinghies or Yachts: a No-Nonsense Guide for Beginners of All Ages, Paperback

Learning to Sail : In Dinghies or Yachts: a No-Nonsense Guide for Beginners of All Ages Paperback

Description

For anyone learning to sail in either dinghies or yachts, this book is easy to read with lively colour illustrations.

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, as well as steering the boat and GPS navigation. 'A useful first introduction' The Little Ship 'An ideal book for the absolute beginner...a no-nonsense primer' Kelvin Hughes

Information

  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 80 pages, colour with diagrams
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Sailing
  • ISBN: 9781408131145

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