Sailing Fundamentals

Author: Gary Jobson
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781439136782
Size: 57.69 MB
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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.

Cruising Fundamentals

Author: Harry Munns
Publisher: International Marine Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780877423348
Size: 65.60 MB
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Offers advice on sailing skills, safety equipment, the mechanical operation of the boat, navigation, emergency procedures, troubleshooting, and marine etiquette.

Multihull Cruising Fundamentals

Author: Rick White
Publisher: International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press
ISBN: 9780070016330
Size: 71.51 MB
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Multihulls offer sailors expansive comfort, impressive speed, precise maneuverability, and, in the case of trailerables, easy storage and transportability. No wonder boat buyers and charter clients have begun migrating toward cats and tris in unprecedented numbers. Multihull Cruising Fundamentalstaps into the essence of multihull sailing and gives readers a clear and concise analysis of these largely unfamiliar boats. Chapters one through four provide the skills sailors need to get trailerable multihulls safely into the water, rigged and sailing. Larger, cruising catamarans and their unique sailing and handling needs are addressed in chapters five through eight. The material in this book was developed by the American Sailing Association's Multihull Committee for use in classes throughout North America. Students will learn quickly and efficiently fromMultihull Cruising Fundamentals' "no nonsense," step-by-step format. The knowledge and skills found in this text will prepare sailors to more fully enjoy the most forward-looking boats on today's pleasure boat market.

Sailing Skills Seamanship Book

Author: United States. Coast Guard Auxiliary
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071470298
Size: 33.35 MB
Format: PDF
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Since 1978, Sailing Skills & Seamanship has been the required manual for students in the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary's esteemed sail-training programs. This is the first time this exclusive handbook has become available for every beginning and intermediate sailor. It is a thorough introduction to recreational sailing fundamentals, from choosing the right sailboat to knowing the rules of the nautical road and everything in between.

Fundamentals Of Sailing Cruising And Racing

Author: Stephen Colgate
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 9780393038118
Size: 21.94 MB
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Presents simple, systematic explanations of basic seamanship, navigational techniques, and competitive tactics, and describes crew duties in racing and cruising situations

First Sail

Author: Richard Henderson
Publisher: Tidewater Pub
ISBN:
Size: 64.77 MB
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Adam goes sailing with his cousin Beth, who teaches him about sailboats and how to handle them, safety at sea, and other things sailors need to know, just in time for him to put his knowledge to good use when a storm comes up

Iceboating

Author: Natalie Levy
Publisher:
ISBN:
Size: 63.56 MB
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