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Complete Sailor, Second Edition

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Beschreibung

This is not just an instructional book---it's an insight into a sailor's approach to the sea, boats, and the ever-changing dynamic of wind on the water ",A learn-to-sail book with heart.",--WoodenBoat ",A real winner...a masterful blend of straightforward text with delightful and instructive illustrations. Quite simply a great primer on sailing and the world of boats for readers of all ages.",--Cruising World ",Teaches sailing with flair and poetry.",--SAIL ",A great walk-through for the novice, both entertaining and thorough.",--Sailing ",Sits in a class by itself. Elegantly simple, encyclopedic in scope, and a delightful reference for any novicewith lots to offer intermediate sailors, too.",--Kalamazoo Gazette If you never sailed, sailed once, or have sailed for a lifetime, this book is perfect for beginners but deep enough content for those interested in going beyond basics. Revised and expanded to include racing and GPS navigation, The Complete Sailor is not just a how-to sail book, but a book that teaches you how to become a sailor. Inside youll find:An all-in-one, comprehensive introduction to sailing Up-to-date information on techniques and approaches offered by the changing nature of the sport Exquisite pen-and-ink illustrations Topics include: Wind Sense, Working Winds, Getting Underway, The Boat, Rigging, Sails, Under Power, Rules of the Road, Anchoring, Ropework, Marlinspike Seamanship, Emergencies, Sea and Sky, Navigation, Racing, Trailering

Autorentext

David Seidman (Oak Beach, NY) has spent a good portion of his life finding his way around the world. He has crossed oceans, toured central Asia and Mongolia without a map or the ability to speak the language, and found a Mayan ruin in Guatemala. He is the author of The Essential Sea Kayaker, The Essential Wilderness Navigator, and The Complete Sailor and a former editor of Boating magazine.



Klappentext

This is not just an instructional book---it's an insight into a sailor's approach to the sea, boats, and the ever-changing dynamic of wind on the water

"A learn-to-sail book with heart."--WoodenBoat
"A real winner...a masterful blend of straightforward text with delightful and instructive illustrations. Quite simply a great primer on sailing and the world of boats for readers of all ages."--Cruising World
"Teaches sailing with flair and poetry."--SAIL
"A great walk-through for the novice, both entertaining and thorough."--Sailing
"Sits in a class by itself. Elegantly simple, encyclopedic in scope, and a delightful reference for any novice-with lots to offer intermediate sailors, too."--Kalamazoo Gazette

If you never sailed, sailed once, or have sailed for a lifetime, this book is perfect for beginners but deep enough content for those interested in going beyond basics. Revised and expanded to include racing and GPS navigation, The Complete Sailor is not just a how-to sail book, but a book that teaches you how to become a sailor.

Inside you'll find:

  • An all-in-one, comprehensive introduction to sailing
  • Up-to-date information on techniques and approaches offered by the changing nature of the sport
  • Exquisite pen-and-ink illustrations

Topics include: Wind Sense; Working Winds; Getting Underway; The Boat; Rigging; Sails; Under Power; Rules of the Road; Anchoring; Ropework; Marlinspike Seamanship; Emergencies; Sea and Sky; Navigation; Racing; Trailering



Inhalt

Chapter 1. Wind Sense; Chapter 2. Working Winds; Chapter 3. Getting Underway; Chapter 4. The Boat; Chapter 5. Rigging; Chapter 6. Sails; Chapter 7. Under Power; Chapter 8. Rules of the Road; Chapter 9. Anchoring; Chapter 10. Ropework; Chapter 11. Marlinspike Seamanship; Chapter 12. Emergencies; Chapter 13. Sea and Sky; Chapter 14. Navigation; Chapter 15. Racing (NEW); Chapter 16. Trailering; Index

Produktinformationen

Titel: Complete Sailor, Second Edition
Autor:
EAN: 9780071750844
ISBN: 978-0-07-175084-4
Digitaler Kopierschutz: Adobe-DRM
Format: E-Book (epub)
Herausgeber: Mcgraw-Hill Education
Genre: Sport
Anzahl Seiten: 240
Veröffentlichung: 24.03.2011
Jahr: 2011
Untertitel: Englisch