The Complete Sailor, Second Edition


The Complete Sailor, Second Edition Author David Seidman
ISBN-10 0071749578
ISBN-13 9780071749572
Year 2011-04-14
Pages 240
Language English
Publisher International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press
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This is not just an instructional book it s an insight into a sailor s approach to the sea boats and the ever changing dynamic of wind on the water A learn to sail book with heart WoodenBoat A real winner a masterful blend of straightforward text with delightful and instructive illustrations Quite simply a great primer on sailing and the world of boats for readers of all ages Cruising World Teaches sailing with flair and poetry SAIL A great walk through for the novice both entertaining and thorough Sailing Sits in a class by itself Elegantly simple encyclopedic in scope and a delightful reference for any novicewith lots to offer intermediate sailors too Kalamazoo Gazette If you never sailed sailed once or have sailed for a lifetime this book is perfect for beginners but deep enough content for those interested in going beyond basics Revised and expanded to include racing and GPS navigation The Complete Sailor is not just a how to sail book but a book that teaches you how to become a sailor Inside youll find An all in one comprehensive introduction to sailing Up to date information on techniques and approaches offered by the changing nature of the sport Exquisite pen and ink illustrations Topics include Wind Sense Working Winds Getting Underway The Boat Rigging Sails Under Power Rules of the Road Anchoring Ropework Marlinspike Seamanship Emergencies Sea and Sky Navigation Racing Trailering

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