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6 edition of The first book of sailing. found in the catalog.

The first book of sailing.

by Marion McLennan Lineaweaver

  • 208 Want to read
  • 40 Currently reading

Published by Watts in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sailing

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPictures by Jack Coggins.
    SeriesFirst books 36.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsVK543 .L5
    The Physical Object
    Pagination69 p.
    Number of Pages69
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6133460M
    LC Control Number53006142
    OCLC/WorldCa1653272

    Book Review. Multihull Seamanship by Gavin Le Sueur Published by Fernhurst Books Orders & Enquiries HERE This book has been one of the most popular books SAILING Books has ever had as multihull sailors are starved of good info on this aspect of their boats and the sport. This new volume has been updated and .   Editor's Notes. Ma Sailing books cover the gambit from adventure-filled fiction or true accounts of epic around-the-world trips to reference style guides that teach everything from basic launching techniques to achieving the proper trim and increasing downwind speed.

    High School Sailing can be your first step toward a wonderful and exciting experience in sailing. You can enjoy many levels of sailing from high school, college, club, personal sailboat racing and just having fun. This book contains the first. This book is really 2 separate books cobbled together from material the author used in some of his earlier work. The first half of the book is a treatise on dinghy ("one-design") sailing and the last half is a manual for cruisers; both books cover their material superbly, going in depth on many matters that don't get adequate coverage elsewhere, but it's truly unfortunate that the author and Reviews:

    John Vigor's The Seaworthy Offshore Sailboat is the best book you can read when shopping for the right sailboat to take offshore or to learn how to upgrade your own sailboat for offshore sailing or extended cruising.; Chapman's Piloting & Seamanship for 65 editions and almost a century has been the classic tome about virtually everything related to boats - the book many older sailors grew up. Sailing Made Easy, which Sailing Magazine called “best in class” upon its release in , is the most comprehensive education and boating safety learn-to-sail guide to date. It is also the official textbook for the ASA Basic Keelboat Standard (ASA ).Incorporated in the textbook are useful illustrations and exceptional photographs of complex sailing concepts.


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