9781554074297

The Sailing Bible

  • ISBN 13:

    9781554074297

  • ISBN 10:

    1554074290

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 02/01/2009
  • Publisher: Firefly Books Ltd

Note: Not guaranteed to come with supplemental materials (access cards, study guides, lab manuals, CDs, etc.)

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Summary

The ideal companion for enjoyable and safe sailing.Jam-packed with vital data, step-by-step instructions, explanatory diagrams, expert tips and lively action photos, The Sailing Bible is the most complete and user-friendly sailing handbook. Whether new to boating or experienced, whether sailing a Sunfish or a yacht, sailors will find all the answers in this hands-on guide.Organized progressively from starting out and learning to sail to navigation and boat maintenance, the authors cover everything sailors must know to get the most out of this fabulous sport and their particular boat. Topics include:Dinghies and yachts Cruising and racing Launching, helming, trapezing and capsizing Racing techniques and tactics Buoys, tides, charts and navigation Anchoring and marina berthing Knots, ropes and flags Boat etiquette and seamanship Rules of the road, safety and emergencies and much more.The Sailing Bible is the most comprehensive guide to the dynamic and exciting sport of sailing.

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