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The Complete Sailor, Second Edition

The Complete Sailor, Second Edition (Paperback, 2nd edition)

By Seidman, David

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  • Internationally sourced

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 ins...tructive 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
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ISBN 9780071749572
Released NZ 24 Mar 2011
Publisher International Marine Publishin
Format Paperback, 2nd edition
Internationally sourced (OOS locally); ships 6-14 working days

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ISBN-13 9780071749572
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced (OOS locally); ships 6-14 working days
Publisher International Marine Publishin
Imprint International Marine Publishing Co
Released 24 Mar 2011
Publication Country United States United States
Format Paperback, 2nd edition
Edition 2nd edition
Author(s) By Seidman, David
Category Sailing
Number of Pages 240
Dimensions Width: 188mm
Height: 234mm
Spine: 14mm
Dewey Code 797.124
Weight 386g
Interest Age 14+ years
Reading Age 14+ years
Library of Congress Sailing, Sailboats - Equipment and supplies
NBS Text Water Sports
ONIX Text General/trade