The Handbook of SailingThe Handbook of Sailing



A guide to all aspects of sailing discusses choosing a sailboat, equipment, basic and advanced seamanship, cruising, navigation, meteorology, and safety

Author: Bob Bond

Publisher: Alfred a Knopf Incorporated

ISBN: 9780679740636

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Page: 352

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A guide to all aspects of sailing discusses choosing a sailboat, equipment, basic and advanced seamanship, cruising, navigation, meteorology, and safety

The Handbook of Sailing TechniquesThe Handbook of Sailing Techniques



THE HANDBOOK OF SAILING TECHNIQUES contains everything a sailor needs to know about sailing, beginning with the boat and its essential equipment, and ranging to weather and currents, communication, ropes and anchoring, sails and steering, ...

Author: Twain Braden

Publisher: Lyons Press

ISBN: 1585746444

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Page: 192

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Sailing offers an enjoyable pastime for untold thousands of people worldwide--some of whom are experienced mariners with their own boats, while others are trying out the sport for the first time. Whatever the level of expertise, sailing is an activity that requires concentration, dedication, and skill. The art of sailing requires a knowledge of essential techniques and the ability to adapt to changing conditions. THE HANDBOOK OF SAILING TECHNIQUES contains everything a sailor needs to know about sailing, beginning with the boat and its essential equipment, and ranging to weather and currents, communication, ropes and anchoring, sails and steering, onshore and offshore environments, and survival techniques. With 120 black-and-white illustrations and clear, useful descriptions of sailing terms and sea-tested methods, THE HANDBOOK OF SAILING TECHNIQUES provides essential information for both novice crewmembers and experienced sailors. No matter a sailor's current level of expertise, there is always more to learn. This is a book that will continue to teach.

Handbook of SailingHandbook of Sailing



In addition to his duties as a member of the crew while under sail, there are many
tasks which can be done by the amateur. The boat must be prepared for sailing;
gear must be stowed and sails taken care of; and all the details of tying-up at the
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Author: Charles D. White

Publisher: Courier Dover Publications

ISBN: 9780486838472

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Page: 384

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Comprehensive guide covers basics, including terminology, ropes and knots, and trimming sails; fundamentals of sailing and handling a boat; and principles of racing, navigation, and sailing etiquette. Suitable for all ages.

Handbook of Trailer SailingHandbook of Trailer Sailing



Gives advice on selecting small sailboats that can be transported by trailer, discusses the fundamentals of sailing, and tells how to plan cruises and outfit a boat.

Author: Robert F. Burgess

Publisher: International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press

ISBN: 0070089817

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Page: 240

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Gives advice on selecting small sailboats that can be transported by trailer, discusses the fundamentals of sailing, and tells how to plan cruises and outfit a boat.

The Sailing HandbookThe Sailing Handbook



This handbook presents guidance on the different parts of a boat: choosing a boat for pleasure and performance; how a boat sails; its fittings and equipment; how to anchor and pick up a mooring; handling ropes; navigating; understanding ...

Author: Halsey C. Herreshoff

Publisher: Adlard Coles Nautical Press

ISBN: 0713679360

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Page: 224

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Contains over 500 colour photographs and explanatory illustrations. This handbook presents guidance on the different parts of a boat: choosing a boat for pleasure and performance; how a boat sails; its fittings and equipment; how to anchor and pick up a mooring; handling ropes; navigating; understanding tides and buoyage; using radar; and more.

How to Sail A Complete Handbook of the Art of Sailing for the Novice and the Old HandHow to Sail A Complete Handbook of the Art of Sailing for the Novice and the Old Hand



How to Sail is chiefly concerned with the rudiments of sailing skill.

Author: Carl D. Lane

Publisher: W. W. Norton

ISBN: 0393336891

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Page: 272

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How to Sail is chiefly concerned with the rudiments of sailing skill. It is written to make the first moment aboard the new boat the successful beginning of a long and lusty lifetime of sailing. The novice has his simplest questions answered, explained and diagrammed to his complete satisfaction.

Handbook for Sailing on Other People s BoatsHandbook for Sailing on Other People s Boats



With this handbook, he shares his experience with you, so that you too, will be able to sail without the need to buy a boat, foregoing all the costs and inconveniences of boat ownership.

Author: Robert A. Beriault

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 1534603832

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Page: 116

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Robert B�riault took up sailing 18 years ago and it changed his life forever. His new found love enabled him to discover the sailing community and make new friends, to live numerous adventures at sea, to provide him with many memorable holidays afloat and to allow him to explore some of the world's most beautiful destinations. In 2011 he told all his stories in his first book, Sailor Without a Boat: How I Sailed on Other People's Yachts and Lived to Tell About It. He's accomplished all this, without ever having bought a boat of his own, sailing on his club's sailboats, on other people's yachts and on bareboat charters.With this handbook, he shares his experience with you, so that you too, will be able to sail without the need to buy a boat, foregoing all the costs and inconveniences of boat ownership. He begins by introducing you to the world of sailing to give you a feeling for what sailing is all about. Then he explains the legal requirements for operating a sailboat and what courses are available in Canada, the US, UK and Australia. He provides ideas on how to short-circuit the learning process by joining organized sailing tours or tall ship adventures. You will then learn why there are so many boat owners looking for crew and how to use a variety of means to connect with them, including how to use the Internet for this purpose. You will also learn how to increase your sailing skills and to gather experience on different makes of yachts with different styles of captains in different parts of the world.Once you have found a prospective captain online, you will know what questions to askbefore meeting him in person and what to watch out for when you meet him for the first time. You will also learn:* What to expect on a sailing holiday or a long sailing passage* How to arrange to rent a sailing yacht (bareboating) and what to check* What you need to know for renting a yacht in Europe* What you'll need to pack for your adventure* Precautions to take for your safety, the safety of others and the safety of the boat* Examples of men and women who have sailed without owning a boat* The environmental advantage of sailing on other people's yachts

The Sailor s HandbookThe Sailor s Handbook



A combination beginner's primer and experienced sailor's reference contains the contributions of eight sailing experts and covers every aspect of sailing, from boat structure and rigging to racing and cruising

Author: Halsey C. Herreshoff

Publisher: Little Brown & Company

ISBN: 0316359483

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Page: 224

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A combination beginner's primer and experienced sailor's reference contains the contributions of eight sailing experts and covers every aspect of sailing, from boat structure and rigging to racing and cruising

Handbook of the double slide rule shewing its applicability to navigationHandbook of the double slide rule shewing its applicability to navigation



Though the course a vessel should steer to sail from one place to another on a
Rhumb , is simple enough ( it is , in fact ... and this constant change , renders “
Great Circle ” sailing unacceptable to seamen in general ; especially as it seldom
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Author: William Henry Bayley (arithmetician.)

Publisher:

ISBN: OXFORD:590063319

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A Handbook of Economic Agencies of the War of 1917A Handbook of Economic Agencies of the War of 1917



In conjunction with the Sailing Vessel Department, Division of Operations, it had
charge of all matters pertaining to sailing vessels chartered or owned by the
Shipping Board. It also followed up the dispatch of sailing tonnage and kept a ...

Author: United States. Department of the Army. General Staff. Historical Branch

Publisher:

ISBN: UIUC:30112104055378

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Page: 539

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RYA Sail Trim Handbook E G99 RYA Sail Trim Handbook E G99



Chapters include: How Sails Work Jibs & Genoas Spinnakers Reefing Sailing Upwind Heavy Weather Sailing Trade Wind Sailing Ultimately this book will have you itching to get back afloat and tinkering with the trim of your sails.

Author: Royal Yachting Association

Publisher: Royal Yachting Association

ISBN:

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The digital edition of the RYA Sail Trim Handbook for Cruisers is crammed with useful tips and pointers on one of the fundamentals of good seamanship: sail trim. The book focuses more on the needs of the cruising sailor as opposed to the out-and-out racer. After all, a well-trimmed cruising yacht will be better balanced, easier to handle, and will sail more comfortably. Sail trim can be bewildering to the novice but the RYA Sail Trim Handbook talks you through the subject in an informative yet entertaining manner. This eBook is further enhanced by a range of clear, well thought-out illustrations. Chapters include: How Sails Work Jibs & Genoas Spinnakers Reefing Sailing Upwind Heavy Weather Sailing Trade Wind Sailing Ultimately this book will have you itching to get back afloat and tinkering with the trim of your sails.

The ocean as a health resort a handbook of practical informationThe ocean as a health resort a handbook of practical information



W . and W . S . Cunard , 6 , St . Helen ' s Place , E . C . ; and 28 , Pall Mall , S . W .
Devitt & Moore ' s “ Australian " line of sailing ships , from London to the
Australian ports . 39 , Fenchurch Street ; or F . Green & Co . , 13 , Fenchurch
Avenue ...

Author: William Samuel Wilson

Publisher:

ISBN: OXFORD:591062333

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