Learning to Sail : In Dinghies or Yachts: a No-Nonsense Guide for Beginners of All Ages Paperback
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
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 80 pages, colour with diagrams
- Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
- Publication Date: 12/01/2011
- Category: Sailing
- ISBN: 9781408131145