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Start Sailing (1st Edition) by Andy Smith & Tim Davidson (1999)

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An introduction to dinghy sailing, aimed at beginners of all ages.

This simple and easy to read book covers all aspects from essential equipment to tides, weather and man overboard drills. The information is presented clearly with just the right amount of detail for the newcomer to the sport.

This book is your introduction to a new passion. It is clear and concise and will soon have you skimming over the water.

Includes:

  • Rigging.
  • Launching.
  • Using the wind.
  • The five essentials.
  • Manoeuvres.
  • Capsize drill.
  • Landing.
  • Knots.
  • Safety.
  • Seamanship.

Starting sailing is based on the world-famous Royal Yachting Association Method. It covers levels 1 & 2 - roughly a five-day course - teaching you to handle a dinghy on your own in sheltered waters.

Product Overview
Product NoCMS0017103
Weight (g)82 g
AuthorAndy Smith & Tim Davidson
PublisherWiley Nautical
Edition1st Edition
Edition DateJul-99
Pages64
Size164 x 11 x 6mm
FormatPaperback
ISBN9781898660552
PRODUCT DESCRIPTION

An introduction to dinghy sailing, aimed at beginners of all ages.

This simple and easy to read book covers all aspects from essential equipment to tides, weather and man overboard drills. The information is presented clearly with just the right amount of detail for the newcomer to the sport.

This book is your introduction to a new passion. It is clear and concise and will soon have you skimming over the water.

Includes:

  • Rigging.
  • Launching.
  • Using the wind.
  • The five essentials.
  • Manoeuvres.
  • Capsize drill.
  • Landing.
  • Knots.
  • Safety.
  • Seamanship.

Starting sailing is based on the world-famous Royal Yachting Association Method. It covers levels 1 & 2 - roughly a five-day course - teaching you to handle a dinghy on your own in sheltered waters.

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