The Blue Book of Sailing: The 22 Keys to Sailing Mastery
by Cort, Adam
Cort, a former editor of Sailing magazine, believes that if you understand the "why" of things nautical, you’ll be able to come up with the best "how" in any situation. Learn his 27 core principles and you will be able to tie any knot, shape any sail, and take the helm of any boat, no matter how large or unfamiliar. This book is both timeless and right up-to-the-minute.