Yachting: Start to Finish
by Pickthall, Barry
2nd ed. This easy-to-follow, step-by-step guide takes you through the basic principles, preparing to sail, your first sail and safety at sea. It includes advice on choosing and buying a yacht, essential equipment, boat handling, tides, weather and navigation, all taken from the courses delivered by the UK?s biggest sailing school, the UKSA. This book is accessible to all levels, and covers day keelboats and cruising yachts. This book is packed with hundreds of illustrations and photographs.