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Title:
Yachting : start to finish
Author:
Pickthall, Barry.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Chichester, West Sussex, U.K. : John Wiley and Sons, [2009]

©2009
Physical Description:
207 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 21 cm.
Language:
English
Contents:
Getting started -- Basic principles -- Parts of the boat -- The science of sailing -- Points of sail -- Choosing a yacht -- Buying a yacht -- Transporting and launching keelboats -- The rig -- Knots, ropes and running rigging -- Preparing to sail -- What to wear -- Essential equipment -- Getting onboard from dinghy and dock -- Rules of the road -- Bending on sails, roller furling and reefing -- First sail -- Boat handling under power--mooring and achoring -- Balance, sail, trim -- Tides and weather -- Basics of navigation -- Radio etiquette -- Safety at sea -- File a plan -- Radar reflectors -- Man aloft -- Fire -- Man overboard.
ISBN:
9780470697528
Format :
Book