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Sailing for Beginners

by Author unknown

  • 151 Want to read
  • 30 Currently reading

Published by Fireside .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL7629097M
ISBN 100668042206
ISBN 109780668042208
OCLC/WorldCa2655422

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages: illustrations ; 22 cm: Contents: Boat: Classes --Rigs --Sails --Standing rigging --Running rigging --Getting under way: Bending on sails --Sailing a dinghy off the beach --Onshore breeze --Offshore breeze --Crosswind --Sailing positions: How the boat sails --Slot-effect --Sail .   I will TEACH you HOW TO SAIL in 20 minutes from LEAVING the DOCK to ANCHORING in the new location. I had SO MANY QUESTIONS when I started sailing and had a difficult time finding all the answers.

COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle . Written in down-to-earth language. This Sailing manual gives anyone new to sailing the confidence and knowledge to sail a dinghy or small cruiser. Packaged with handy tips and well-illustrated images for new and existing sailors. Now available in eBook format, this manual covers a wide range of sailing terms and techniques.3/5.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Toghill, Jeff, Sailing for beginners. Frenchs Forest, N.S.W.: New Holland, (OCoLC) Additional Physical Format: Online version: Farnham, Moulton H. Sailing for beginners. New York: Macmillan ; London: Collier Macmillan, (OCoLC)


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This book is an excellent starting manual for beginners. Sailing for Beginners book, when sailing there is no substitute for experience, but the beginning sailor, without the benefit of classes, will have no trouble learning the ropes after this book.

Other books just gloss over beginning sailing, and focus on cruising or racing/5(4). About the Author. Phil Berman has been sailing and racing catamarans since A past winner of the Hobie 14 World Championships and second-place finisher in the Hobie 18 Worlds, he has also written Catamaran Racing: From Start to Finish (Norton)/5(48).

The Annapolis Book of Seamanship is a classic in its Sailing for Beginners book right, and has a place as a reference aboard any cruising sailboat. Written by one of the leading experts in safety at sea, this book contains all you’d want to know about sailing and sailboats, but where it really shines is in its coverage of weather.

The 10 Best Sailing Books 1. The Annapolis Book of Seamanship. Many experienced captains swear by The Annapolis Book 2. Sailing Fundamentals. Gary Jobson's Sailing Fundamentals is a good read for beginners, 3. Onne van der Wal's Sailing. Onne van der Wal's Sailing takes readers on an.

What" " s the best book on sailing for beginners Annapolis is great and thorough, but huge and very detailed. "The Compleat Sailor" is one I" ve recommended to a few friends with success (loaned out too, or I" d tell you the author).

Sailing For Dummies Cheat Sheet. Sailing can provide adventure, relaxation, recreation, and just good old fun.

To enjoy yourself on a sailboat, you need to know the basic sailing maneuvers, sail positions, and rules of the waterway for when you encounter other vessels. And, it pays to know what to bring aboard and what to leave on shore.

More recently, he covered sailing for the Outdoor Life Network (OLN), including its coverage of the America’s Cup. He is the author of several books on the sport and is presently Editor at Large of Sailing World magazine.

In his spare time, Peter enjoys playing guitar and keyboard with his band, The Water by: 3. Sailing for Beginners Paperback – January 1, by Moulton Farnham (Author) out of 5 stars 2 ratings.

See all 10 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ $ Paperback "Please retry" 5/5(2). Buy The Sailing Handbook: A Complete Guide for Beginners New Edition by Halsey C.

Herreshoff (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(40). I think this is a classic book of beginner's sailing instruction.

It's quite easy to follow and to understand, with excellent, clear, cartoon-like illustrations (very effective, in my opinion). Though aimed at beginning sailors, possibly at rather young sailors in fact, it dives right in and introduces all the nomenclature and parts of a boat /5.

How to Sail: An Introduction to Sailing for Beginners may have you crusing in no time. You’ll study the fundamentals of crusing, the several types of sailboats and their elements, crusing phrases and the whole lot else that you simply want to know earlier than you get on the water. SAILING MADE EASY.

WHO’S IT FOR. Everyone. Beginners, those who need a refresher, or the grizzled salt who wants to have it handy as a reference. Sailing Made Easy is our keystone sailing textbook, covering all the basics you need to know to safely skipper a medium-sized keelboat ( feet).

It is the companion to ASAour introductory course, which. Sailing can set you free on the water and provide hours of fun and recreation, but it also requires some basic knowledge and ex- perience.

Sailing Made Simple will help you get onto the water quickly, safely, and fully prepared. First, you'll learn the essentials—boat parts, sailing dynamics, and safety precautions—.

Boating for Beginners is a re-imagining of a known biblical mythology -Noah's Ark. Jeanette Winterson's story is captivating and has immensely interesting characters. Most are larger than life. Winterson also showcases her sharp wit and humour in this book/5.

I cant wait for a book to unseat Glenans Sailing Manual by Philippe Harle as my favorite book on sailing. That book is exceptional and it will be a gift when I find a more valuable way in invest my home study hours on the subject of sailing.

Having just finished Sailing for Dummies, that moment will have to wait a bit longer/5. This page was created to help beginners find some of the very best books and guides and tools to help them learn sailing more quickly, easily, and effectively.

Even old salts could learn something from the contents. Sailing for Beginners caters both for the young enthusiast as well as business executives acquiring a new yacht.

Jeff Toghill provides basic but comprehensive information on learning to sail. In an easy-to-follow style, learn about sails and rigging, how to get underway, sailing positions, harnessing the wind, boat and sail handling and even.

The “Annapolis Book of Seamanship” belongs in any sailing student’s library, as well as “Royce's Sailing Illustrated” and the more technical “Sail Power: The Complete Guide to Sails and Sail Handling” by Wallace Ross. Just this morning, I came across a new book at the public library, called“The Blue Book of Sailing” by Adam Cort; which looks like a very good introdutory book.Parts of the Boat Parts of the Hull Bow – pointy bit at the front the boat Stern – blunt bit at the back Cabin – lump in the middle you sleep in Keel – big heavy fin-thing on the bottom of the boat that keeps it from flipping over Rudder – a movable fin at the back that steers the boat, connected to a wheel or tiller for steering Sails, Stays and SparsFile Size: 1MB.Free Online Sailing Course Welcome to Your First Sail, the American Sailing Association’s short, fun, online sailing course designed to familiarize you with the world of sailing, one that some see as a sport and others choose as a lifestyle.