Learn to Sail - The Simplest Way to Start Sailing

Author(s)                 Tim Hore
publisher Wiley
Date 2012
Pages 252
Format epub
Size 46.4 Mb

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   The dinghy sailing is considered one of the best known and most popular ways to learn sailing. It will teach the beginners all required skill that they will later apply not only to the yacht sailing, but also to the wind- and kyte-surfing. There are so many designs available today, the dinghy remains suiting the practical needs of every person, from very stable boats for the newcomers to really high-performance machines for the professional racers. We all know that sailing is a really fantastic sport. The author of the book has been a keen sailor since he was fourteen sailing offshore yachts, dinghies and windsurfers; he is a qualified senior dinghy instructor of the RYA teaching people of all ages how to sail. The approach applied by the author is to help trainees enjoy sailing. The publication offered to your attention is an excellent partner for both the beginners to the dinghy sailing and also to the more experiences sailors willing to refresh their knowledge prior to sailing. The text of the book is rich with the colorful photographs taken from the remote cameras. The book starts with the general information about the boats, followed by the description of the most commonly used knots. The next two chapters address the safety f the sailing and environment, and basic rules of the road. The rest of the chapters cover the rigging and reefing, sailing points, launching and recovery of beach and pontoon, and a real wealth of other important and useful knowledge.

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