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The Complete Sailing Manual

Author : Steve Sleight
ISBN : 0241289300
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The ultimate illustrated guide for sailors is now fully revised and updated. With a foreword by Olympic gold medallist Sir Ben Ainslie, and covering the latest developments in sailing and navigation technology, this manual is the undisputed market leader in sailing guides. The Complete Sailing Manualnow offers even more extensive coverage of sailing practice, including foiling catamarans, apparent wind sailing, long-distance cruising, and electronic navigation. Former British national champion Steve Sleight offers a complete tuition course on seamanship, and his expert advice is brought to life with breathtaking action photography. Packed with essential information, handy diagrams, and step-by-step artwork, this is only sailing handbook you need when out on the waves. Previous Edition ISBN 9781405392761
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The Complete Sailing Manual

Author : Steve Sleight
ISBN : 9780241314388
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 32.81 MB
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Whether you're a novice or experienced skipper, everything you need to know about sailing is in this book. A market leader in sailing guides, the fourth edition of The Complete Sailing Manual is packed with informative text from former British national champion Steve Sleight, and includes a foreword by Olympic gold medallist Sir Ben Ainslie. Steve Sleight's expert advice is brought to life with breathtaking action photography and clear illustrations. This invaluable guide offers extensive coverage of sailing practice, including foiling catamarans, apparent wind sailing, long-distance cruising, and electronic navigation. From tying knots and boat care to vital equipment, learn all you need to know to become a sailor and boat owner. Further your understanding of the sport and develop your technique with information on the science and physics of sailing a boat. The Complete Sailing Manual also shows you how to become a confident competitor with tips on the etiquette, rules, and techniques of racing a course. Packed with essential information, handy diagrams, and step-by-step artwork, this is only sailing handbook you need when out on the waves.
Category: Sports & Recreation

New Complete Sailing Manual

Author : Steve Sleight
ISBN : 1405302550
Genre : Sailing
File Size : 44.14 MB
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Offers step-by-step instructions in all aspects of sailing, covering such topics as weather and tides, knots, racing rules, safety precautions, and boat-buying tips.
Category: Sailing

Dk Complete Sailing Manual

Author : Steve Sleight
ISBN : UOM:39015042959562
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 36.16 MB
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From basic concepts to advanced sailing techniques and principles, a lavishly illustrated manual offers step-by-step instruction in all aspects of sailing, encompassing such topics as weather and tides, knots, racing rules, safety precautions, and boat-buying tips.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Complete Sailing Manual

Author : Jeff Toghill
ISBN : 1843308819
Genre : Sailing
File Size : 56.3 MB
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Whether your interest in sailing is weekend recreation on small lakes or your ambition is to cruise the world's oceans in search of adventure, no-one should take to the water without being competent to do so. The Complete Sailing Manual offers the novice sailor guidance and information on sailing techniques, seamanship, safety procedures, coastal and celestial navigation, and how to handle an emergency on board. Also covered are the theory of sailing, choosing and equipping the right boat for your needs, essential sailing skills - such as tacking and gybing, berthing and mooring, navigating through a busy seaway, communications and weather forecasting. Making maximum use of full-colour photographs and illustrations, supported by concise, informative text, the Complete Sailing Manual offers dinghy and keel boat sailors a handy reference work that will both guide and advise them as they gain experience on the water.
Category: Sailing

Boatowner S Practical And Technical Cruising Manual

Author : Nigel Calder
ISBN : 0713661275
Genre : Boats and boating
File Size : 57.10 MB
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A comprehensive, up-to-date cruising manual covering all the technical and practical aspects. It shows the reader not only how to select and equip a yacht for coastal or offshore cruising, but also how to sail and navigate it, addressing the concerns of beginners and experienced owners alike.
Category: Boats and boating

Small Boat Sailing

Author : Bob Bond
ISBN : STANFORD:36105005368852
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 88.88 MB
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A step-by-step, fundamental course in sailing dinghies, day sailors, one-design, and board boats covers all necessary topics, from clothing and safety equipment to sailing techniques and rough-weather procedures
Category: Sports & Recreation

Don Casey S Complete Illustrated Sailboat Maintenance Manual

Author : Don Casey
ISBN : 9780071793889
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 83.12 MB
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The definitive guide from the world's best-known sailboat maintenance expert Don Casey’s Complete Illustrated Sailboat Maintenance Manual combines six core volumes into a single, utterly dependable resource that answers every frequent question, explains every major system, and helps you keep your boat and its components shipshape. More than 2,500 clear and detailed illustrations guide you step by step through every procedure. Casey’s technical virtuosity, his user-friendly explanations, and Peter Compton's diesel engine expertise make even the more complicated repairs and improvements easy to understand. This must-have guide saves you time, money, and grief as you learn the fastest, easiest, most effective ways to: Evaluate the condition of your boat or one you’re about to purchase Repair structural damage to your fiberglass sailboat Improve or repair your sailboat’s electrical system Troubleshoot, maintain, and repair your boat’s diesel engine Put a professional-looking finish on your boat’s hull, deck, spars, wood, and trim Make and repair sails, sail covers, dodgers, awnings, sailbags, and bimini tops
Category: Sports & Recreation

The Gl Nans Manual Of Sailing

Author : Centre nautique des Glénans
ISBN : 0715300164
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 62.96 MB
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This is the world's largest and most complete boating reference, the standard to which all other works on sailing are compared. Originated by the renowned Glenans sailing school, the work covers everything a sailor needs to know -- the nature of sailing, types and parts of boats, mechanics of wind forces, sail maneuvers for every course and type of weather, meteorology, reading seascapes, navigation techniques, planning and carrying out day trips and long-term cruises. Thousands of diagrams, drawings and photos, including foldout charts and navigation maps, make every aspect of sailing easy to understand. If there's room for only one book aboard your sailing vessel, be sure to take along the one that's been called "the yachtsman's bible".
Category: Sports & Recreation