Learning to Sail The Annapolis Sailing School Guide for All Ages

ISBN-10: 0070240140
ISBN-13: 9780070240148
Edition: 1994
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Description: Built around the Annapolis Sailing School's encouraging, proven methods, this book is certain to get young sailors ages 9 and up off the couch and onto the bay. Although the approach has been simplified, it remains true to sailing traditions.  More...

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Book details

List price: $16.00
Copyright year: 1994
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 4/22/1994
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 112
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.770
Language: English

Built around the Annapolis Sailing School's encouraging, proven methods, this book is certain to get young sailors ages 9 and up off the couch and onto the bay. Although the approach has been simplified, it remains true to sailing traditions. Chapters include: How a Sailing Boat Moves Understanding Rigging Staying Safe and Sound Getting Underway Trimming Sails Relating to Wind Handling Weather Putting the Boat Away

In her 15 years as sailing instructor at the Annapolis Sailing School, Di Goodman has taught more young people to sail than anyone else in the U.S. Ian Brodie is Washington correspondent for The Times of London, and the father of one very satisfied graduate of Di's sailing program. Joan B. Machinchick's fine illustrations and graphic art are known throughout the Chesapeake Bay sailing community.

McGraw-Hill authors represent the leading experts in their fields and are dedicated to improving the lives, careers, and interests of readers worldwide

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Your Boat Balancing the Boat Sails and Masts Rigging Rudders
Centerboards, and Daggerboards Rigging Checklist Safe and Sound
What to Take
What to Wear Safety Checklist Underway
Finding the Wind Preparing to Leave the Dock
Finding the Correct Tack Leaving the Dock
Steering and Sail Trim Steering Trimming the Sails
How Does Wind Power Your Sails?
Locating the Edge of the No-sail
Zone Points of Sail, or Where Am I in Relation to the Wind?
The Three Main Po

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