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Yachting Start to Finish - From beginner to advanced - The perfect guide to improving your yachting skills Second edition

Yachting Start to Finish - From beginner to advanced - The perfect guide to improving your yachting skills Second edition
 

Yachting Start to Finish is the perfect book for you if you are new to sailing, or if you are an experienced sailor wanting to broaden your skills and develop your techniques. This easy-to-follow, step-by-step guide takes you through the basic principles, preparing to sail, your ... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781912177271
Barcode 9781912177271
Published 8 March 2019 by Fernhurst Books Limited
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Pickthall, Barry
Availability Internationally sourced (on backorder); allow 4-8 weeks

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ISBN-13 9781912177271
ISBN-10 1912177277
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced (on backorder); allow 4-8 weeks
Publisher Fernhurst Books Limited
Imprint Fernhurst Books Limited
Publication Date 8 March 2019
International Publication Date 20 March 2019
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Pickthall, Barry
Category Navigation & Seamanship
Sports Training & Coaching
Boating
Sailing
Number of Pages 208
Dimensions Width: 152mm
Height: 197mm
Spine: 15mm
Weight 666g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Yachting
NBS Text Water Sports
ONIX Text Professional and scholarly
Dewey Code 797.1246
Catalogue Code 965244

Description of this Book

Yachting Start to Finish is the perfect book for you if you are new to sailing, or if you are an experienced sailor wanting to broaden your skills and develop your techniques. This easy-to-follow, step-by-step guide takes you through the basic principles, preparing to sail, your first sail and safety at sea. It includes advice on choosing and buying a yacht, essential equipment, boat handling, tides, weather and navigation, all taken from the courses delivered by the UK's biggest sailing school, the UKSA. This book is accessible to all levels, giving those new to sailing straightforward advice, and showing experienced sailors how to take their sailing to the next level with professional tips on how to sail faster and safer. It covers day keelboats and cruising yachts. This book is packed with hundreds of illustrations and photographs, and is a great way to learn, develop and refresh your sailing skills.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 2 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

Barry Pickthall is a respected sports writer and photographer and has been covering all aspects of sailing and boating for the past 35 years, 20 of them as a yachting correspondent to The Times newspaper. He has been covering the international stage for the past 4 decades from the Olympics to America's Cup and Round the World Races. Barry is also a qualified sailing instructor - having graduated from one of the first courses held at the UKSA.

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