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

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Paperback 80 Pages / Published: 15/01/2011
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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

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
ISBN: 9781408131145
Number of pages: 80
Weight: 217 g
Dimensions: 240 x 171 x 6 mm
Edition: 4th Revised edition


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'Whether out on the water in a dinghy or yacht, the new edition of Learning to Sail will help the beginner get started.' * All at Sea (January 2011) *
'A lovely little book...excellent for any cruiser if they are unsure of the basics.' * Sailing Today (June 2011) *
invaluable as a backup to practical instruction * Sailing *

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