Learning to Sail (Heftet)

In Dinghies or Yachts: A No-Nonsense Guide for Beginners of All Ages


Innbinding: Heftet
Utgivelsesår: 2011
Antall sider: 80
Forlag: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN/EAN: 9781408131145
Omtale Learning to Sail
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

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