Learning to Sail in Dinghies or Yachts : A No - Nonsence Guide for Beginners of All Ages
By Basil Mosenthall
4th Edition 2011
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 sailing courses or for anyone learning to sail with a friend.
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 ofthe tide, the weather, living aboard a yacht and what is on a chart, as well as steering the boat and GPS navigation
Pb. 80pp 240x171mm Colour diagrams