The Complete Idiot's Guide To Sailing

The Complete Idiot's Guide To Sailing

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Everything you need to get started and sail safely

If you're looking to master the technical aspects of sailing, develop a serious hobby and learn to sail from one place to another without ending up in the water, The Complete Idiot's Guide (R) to Sailing gives you what you need to know to get started and enjoy your time on the water.

This guide dispenses information on how to become a savvy sailor quickly, helping you develop the skills necessary to set sail on new adventures. Inside you'll find everything you need to become an accomplished sailor; ranging from basic information about the mechanics of sailing to vital knowledge about navigation and the handling and maintenance of a sail boat. Advice is provided on which boat is best for you along with the practical safety information integral to any first-timer. This go-to handbook is perfect for anyone who has ever wanted to combine the fantasy of sailing as a carefree way to relax with the satisfaction of mastering a craft.

The Complete Idiot's Guide (R) to Sailing is a comprehensive guide which will enable you to take to the water with confidence.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 288 pages
  • 187 x 232 x 15.24mm | 453.59g
  • Alpha
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • black & white illustrations, black & white line drawings, colour line drawings, charts
  • 1615642404
  • 9781615642403
  • 1,038,296

About Diane Selkirk

Diane Selkirk is a sailor who writes and a writer who sails. She is editor-at-large of Yachting Times magazine and a contributor to Yachting Times, Sail, Cruising World, and Discover Boating. Her teaching credits include dinghy sailing, coastal cruising, and coastal navigation for the Canadian Yachting Association and working with a team of young disabled sailors in US Sailing's Junior Olympic Sailing Program.
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