Basic Cruising Skills
by West, Gillian
2nd ed. rev. Approved text for the Canadian Yachting Association’s introductory Learn to Cruise program, this serves as a text for students, a resource for instructors, and a general text for those interested in cruising. Guides a novice sailor through the language of sailing, rigging sails and lines, and safely operating the sailboat under power or sail. Also covers basic navigation, the Canadian buoyage system, tides and currents, reefing in heavy winds, heaving to, and recovering a person overboard. Also available in French "Initiation a la Croisiere". Please call to order.