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 bookis easy to read with lively colour illustrations.
This is a no-nonsenseguide for beginners of all ages and is valuable as a back-up to sailingcourses or for anyone learning to sail with a friend.
It covers how tostart sailing, the different kinds of boats you will sail in, variousparts of a boat, rigging and launching a dinghy, getting going in ayacht, how a boat sails, handling ropes and tying knots, the effect ofthe tide, the weather, living aboard a yacht and what is on a chart, aswell 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: 01/01/2011
- Category: Sailing
- ISBN: 9781408131145
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