Sailing Skills & Seamanship, BOOK

Sailing Skills & Seamanship, BOOK by Inc. U. S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Assoc.

By: Inc. U. S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Assoc.

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Learn the essentials of sailing and seamanship from one of the world’s premier boating organizations

Since 1978, Sailing Skills and Seamanship has been the required manual for students in the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary’s esteemed sail-training programs. Now this exclusive handbok is available for the first time to every beginning and intermediate sailor. It is your thorough introduction to recreational sailing’s fundamentals, from choosing the right sailboat to knowing the rules of the nautical road and everything in between.

Discover the answers to all your questions on:

Essential equipment, both required and recommended

Docking and anchoring

Sailing fundamentals

Tuning your sailboat’s rigging for best performance

Knots, splices, and line handling

Operating and maintaining outboard or inboard engines

Navigation and the rules of the nautical road

Boat handling and seamanship on coastal and inland waters

Trailering a sailboat

Marine weather and marine communications

And much more!

Approved by the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators (NASBLA), with chapter review questions and answers, Sailing Skills and Seamanship is the ideal study and reference guide for honing your sailing skills and expanding your seamanship knowledge.
Publication Date:
30 / 08 / 2007

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