Sailing

The Handbook of Sailing Techniques by Twain Braden (2003)

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Sailing offers an enjoyable pastime for untold thousands of people worldwide - some of whom are experienced mariners with their own boats, while others are trying out the sport for the first time. Whatever the level of expertise, sailing is an activity that requires concentration, dedication, and skill.

The art of sailing requires a knowledge of essential techniques and the ability to adapt to changing conditions. The Handbook of Sailing Techniques contains everything a sailor needs to know about sailing, beginning with the boat and its essential equipment, and ranging to weather and currents, communication, ropes and anchoring, sails and steering, onshore and offshore environments, and survival techniques.

With 120 black-and-white illustrations and clear, useful descriptions of sailing terms and sea-tested methods, The Handbook of Sailing Techniques provides essential information for both novice crewmembers and experienced sailors. No matter a sailor's current level of expertise, there is always more to learn. This is a book that will continue to teach.

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Product NoCMS0016496
Weight (g)536 g
AuthorTwain Braden
PublisherThe Lyons Press
EditionN/A
Edition DateMay-03
Pages192
Size188 x 244 x 16mm
FormatPaperback
ISBN9781585746446
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Sailing offers an enjoyable pastime for untold thousands of people worldwide - some of whom are experienced mariners with their own boats, while others are trying out the sport for the first time. Whatever the level of expertise, sailing is an activity that requires concentration, dedication, and skill.

The art of sailing requires a knowledge of essential techniques and the ability to adapt to changing conditions. The Handbook of Sailing Techniques contains everything a sailor needs to know about sailing, beginning with the boat and its essential equipment, and ranging to weather and currents, communication, ropes and anchoring, sails and steering, onshore and offshore environments, and survival techniques.

With 120 black-and-white illustrations and clear, useful descriptions of sailing terms and sea-tested methods, The Handbook of Sailing Techniques provides essential information for both novice crewmembers and experienced sailors. No matter a sailor's current level of expertise, there is always more to learn. This is a book that will continue to teach.

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