Yachting Start to Finish (Paperback)
|Author: Barry Pickthall|
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|New to sailing? Or are you an experienced sailor wanting to broaden your skills and develop your techniques? In either case, Yachting is the perfect book for you.|
This easy to follow, step-by-step companion guides you through the world of knots, navigation and heavy-weather sailing. Yachting is accessible to all levels, giving those new to sailing straightforward advice, and shows the experienced sailors how to take sailing to the next level with professional tips and tricks to sail faster and safer.
Yachting covers the following and much more:
Basic Principles - the science of sailing, knots, ropes and running riggingPreparing to Sail - essential gear, rules of the road, getting onboardFirst Sail - navigation, balance, sail and trimSafety at Sea - file a plan, man overboard and radar reflectors
Packed with hundreds of illustrations and photographs, this is the way to learn, develop and refresh your sailing skills.