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The Book Learning to Sail
The Author H. A. Calahan
The Publisher Courier Corporation
Release Date2012-05-04
Genre Transportation
Pages 346
ISBN 9780486149585
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: One of the best guides ever written for the novice sailor. Expert coverage of boat selection, mooring, knots, bending and hoisting sail, much more. 111 black-and-white figures.


The Book Learning to Sail The Annapolis Sailing School Guide for Young Sailors of All Ages
The Author Diane Goodman
The Publisher McGraw Hill Professional
Release Date1994-04-22
Genre Education
Pages 208
ISBN 0070240140
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Covers rigging, safety precautions, steering, trimming the sails, jibing, tacking, heeling, emergency procedures, and docking


The Book Learning to Sail
The Author B. Fisher
The Publisher Booksales
Release Date1996
Genre Sports & Recreation
Pages 80
ISBN 0785806008
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Covers all the basics necessary to take up this popular sport. Step by step full color photos and diagrams take the reader safely into the water.


The Book Learning to Sail
The Author Basil Mosenthal
The Publisher A&C Black
Release Date2009-03-17
Genre Sports & Recreation
Pages 80
ISBN 9781408197905
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: For anyone learning to sail in either dinghies or yachts, this book is easy to read with lively colour illustrations. Now in a larger format, 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. 'A useful first introduction' The Little Ship 'An ideal book for the absolute beginner... a no-nonsense primer' Kelvin Hughes


The Book Fast Track to Sailing
The Author Steve Colgate
The Publisher McGraw Hill Professional
Release Date2009-02-06
Genre Sports & Recreation
Pages 128
ISBN 0071615202
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: The learn-to-sail book for when you are in a hurry to gain your sea legs At the Offshore Sailing School, the Colgates have taught more than 100,000 adults how to sail. Now they are making their proven instructional methods available to you so you can fulfill your sailing dreams in little time. Though designed around three days of intensive instruction, the book adapts easily to any learning pace. You can master the fundamentals in three days--or over a summer of leisurely sailing.


The Book Learning to Sail
The Author Harold Augustin Calahan
The Publisher
Release Date1932
Genre Sailing
Pages 316
ISBN UOM:39015008721840
Language English, Spanish, And French
The Book Yachtsman s Omnibus
The Author Harold Augustin Calahan
The Publisher
Release Date1951
Genre Sailing
Pages 950
ISBN UOM:39015008418835
Language English, Spanish, And French
The Book The Complete Sailor Second Edition
The Author David Seidman
The Publisher McGraw Hill Professional
Release Date2011-04-15
Genre Sports & Recreation
Pages 240
ISBN 9780071750844
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: 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 novice—with 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 you’ll 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


The Book Have Fun Learning to Sail
The Author Lorna Slocombe
The Publisher
Release Date1960
Genre Sailing
Pages 37
ISBN OCLC:13845686
Language English, Spanish, And French
The Book Alice and I Or Learning to Sail a Boat Classic Reprint
The Author
The Publisher Forgotten Books
Release Date2018-02
Genre Sports & Recreation
Pages 36
ISBN 0267506821
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Excerpt from Alice and I or Learning to Sail a Boat But one day in the fall of 1909 there suddenly came the idea that it was about time for me to learn to sail, if I ever intended to do so, and I mentioned the subject to a young neighbor of mine, who, in the language of the sea, was certainly an A. B. Of the first class. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.


The Book Learn to Sail
The Author Dennis Conner
The Publisher Robson Books Limited
Release Date1998
Genre Sailing
Pages 240
ISBN 1861051859
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: With many trophies to his credit, Dennis Con ner passes on all the invaluable lessons he learnt in a cour se of instruction for beginning sailors everywhere. '


The Book Learning to Sail with Rob Mundle
The Author Rob Mundle
The Publisher
Release Date1983
Genre Sailing
Pages 64
ISBN 0725514442
Language English, Spanish, And French
The Book Learn to Sail
The Author Tim Hore
The Publisher John Wiley & Sons
Release Date2012-04-05
Genre Sports & Recreation
Pages 256
ISBN 9781119954927
Language English, Spanish, And French
The Book Learn to Sail with Captain Sailnator
The Author Alexander Meyer
The Publisher Alexander Meyer
Release Date2015-03-23
Genre
Pages 258
ISBN
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: This ebook is designed as preparation for a practical sailing course or as an accompaniment to it. It is also excellent for people who are returning to sailing and want to freshen up their knowledge. For those who have just started it helps to understand how sailing works and is also suitable to introduce family members, partners and friends in this wonderful sport. All the important sailing manoeuvres are explained comprehensively and easy to understand. After reading this ebook you will visit your practical sailing course well prepared. There you can concentrate on the actually important matter, already knowing some of the theory: Sailing The ebook includes 144 coloured images on which virtual sailing pupils present the important sailing manoeuvres step by step. On 75 black and white images the nautical knots are explained. So before you buy the ebook please download a free sample and have a look if your ebook-reader shows all details on the images correctly.


The Book Sailing Big on a Small Sailboat
The Author Jerry Cardwell
The Publisher Sheridan House, Inc.
Release Date2007
Genre Sports & Recreation
Pages 240
ISBN 9781574092479
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: This guide outlines the planning, boats and accessories sailors of small sailboats need to safely embark on ambitious journeys.


The Book Sailing For Dummies
The Author J. J. Isler
The Publisher John Wiley & Sons
Release Date2011-03-03
Genre Sports & Recreation
Pages 432
ISBN 1118052919
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Interested in learning to sail but feel like you’re navigating in murky waters? Sailing for Dummies, Second Edition introduces the basics of sailing, looks at the different types of sailboats and their basic parts, and teaches you everything you need to know before you leave the dock. In Sailing for Dummies, Second Edition, two U.S. sailing champions show you how to: Find and choose a sailing school Use life jackets correctly Tie ten nautical knots Handle sailing emergencies (such as capsizing and rescuing a man overboard) Launch your boat from a trailer, ramp, or beach Get your boat from point A to point B (and back again) Predict and respond to water and wind conditions Read charts, plot your course, use a compass, and find your position at sea Sailing for Dummies shows you that getting out on the water is easier than you think. The authors keep the sailor-speak to a minimum where possible, but give you a grasp of the terminology you need to safely and effectively communicate with your crew. A textbook, user’s manual, and reference all in one, this book takes the intimidation out of sailing and gives you the skills and confidence you need to get your feet wet and become the sailing pro you’ve always wanted to be. Anchors away!


The Book Learn to Sail Today From Novice to Sailor in One Week
The Author Barry Lewis
The Publisher McGraw Hill Professional
Release Date2016-09-09
Genre Sports & Recreation
Pages 224
ISBN 9780071830898
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Sail your very first day on the water Learn to Sail Today offers a uniquely fun and quick method for beginners to learn exactly what they need to enter the fun and rewarding world of sailing. Written specifically to engage and reassure the uninitiated, this sailing primer covers the essentials step by step without overwhelming you with intimidating diagrams and long lists of sailboat parts. This simple, intuitive guide uses dozens of informative illustrations along with clear explanations, free from unnecessary jargon, to put you confidently at the helm your very first day on the water. It walks you through everything you need to know to be a responsible sailor, from sail-trim theory and practice, safety, sailing etiquette, inspecting a boat, steering, and docking to sailing to another harbor and buying your first sailboat.


The Book Go Dinghy Sailing
The Author Bloomsbury Publishing
The Publisher A&C Black
Release Date2012-05-24
Genre Sports & Recreation
Pages 128
ISBN 9781408159156
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Assuming no prior knowledge, this entry level guide aims to inspire novices of all ages to give sailing a try. Conveying the fun, accessibility and exhilaration of sailing, it covers everything the beginner needs to learn about, whether they are young, middle aged or taking up sailing as a family. Topics include: - How to get started - Where (and how) to find a club - Choosing the right type of boat - The differences between cruising and racing a dinghy - Learning to sail - Trolleying, trailing, launching and recovery - and much, much more Colour photographs illustrate each section. Also included is a DVD featuring the authors demonstrating what they've described in the book, which should inspire newcomers by showing them that they too can learn how to sail a dinghy even if they've never been on the water before.


The Book The Complete Idiot s Guide to Sailing
The Author Diane Selkirk
The Publisher Penguin
Release Date2013-03-05
Genre Sports & Recreation
Pages 288
ISBN 9781615643257
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: The idea of learning to sail excites the imagination with fantasies of a carefree, simple way to relax. But in reality, a lot of work goes into mastering the technical aspects of sailing and learning how to get from one place to another without ending up in the water. Other sailing books go into more detail than the casual learner wants or needs. The Complete Idiot's Guide® to Sailing gives readers just what they need to know to get started and enjoy their time on the water. In it, readers get: - A primer on the different types of sailboats and tips for buying or renting - Detailed descriptions of the parts and controls of a sailboat - The roles and jobs of sailor and crew - How to get the boat into the water (if it isn't already) - The mechanics of sailing - Departing, anchoring, and docking - Handling, navigating, and weather - Sailing safety and emergency preparedness - The rules of the sailing road - Backup plans: engines and oars - Storing, hauling, and maintaining a sailboat


The Book Sailing Fundamentals
The Author Gary Jobson
The Publisher Simon and Schuster
Release Date2008-09-08
Genre Sports & Recreation
Pages 224
ISBN 1439136785
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: The official learn-to-sail manual of the American Sailing Association and the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary, with over 150 line drawings and photographs. Written by America’s foremost instructional authority, the new edition of Sailing Fundamentals combines the training programs of the American Sailing Association and the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary. The official learn-to-sail manual of the American Sailing Association, it is also used in the programs of many yacht clubs, colleges, and sailing groups. Unlike most introductory sailing books, which reflect the biases and idiosyncrasies of their authors, Sailing Fundamentals has been extensively pretested by ASA professional instructors to ensure that it offers the fastest, easiest, most systematic way to learn basic sailing and basic coastal cruising. This book covers every aspect of beginning sailing—from hoisting sail to docking and anchoring—and specifically prepares the learner to qualify for sailing certification according to international standards. Widely acclaimed author Gary Jobson has won several major races, including the 1977 America’s Cup victory as tactician aboard Courageous. He was head sailing coach at the US Naval Academy, and has conducted sailing clinics across the country.