The Sailing Bible: The Complete Guide for All Sailors, from Novice to Expert
by Evans, Jeremy, Pat Manley & Barrie Smith
2nd ed. This reference is packed with everything you need to know to get the most out of sailing. The authors cover dinghies and yachts, cruising and racing, launching, helming on a trapeze, racing tactics, tides, charts, navigation, anchoring and marina berthing, ropes and flags, boat etiquette and seamanship, safety, emergencies . . . and even more. This revised edition includes updated maps and charts and current information about GPS and new approaches to comunication and first aid at sea.