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Go Dinghy Sailing Barry Pickthall

Go Dinghy Sailing

Barry Pickthall

Published March 8th 2014
ISBN : 9781280571138
ebook
130 pages
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 About the Book 

Assuming no prior knowledge, this entry level guide aims to inspire novices of all ages to give sailing a try. Conveying the fun, accessibility and exhilaration of sailing, it covers everything the beginner needs to learn about, whether they areMoreAssuming no prior knowledge, this entry level guide aims to inspire novices of all ages to give sailing a try. Conveying the fun, accessibility and exhilaration of sailing, it covers everything the beginner needs to learn about, whether they are young, middle aged or taking up sailing as a family.Topics include: - How to get started- Where (and how) to find a club- Choosing the right type of boat- The differences between cruising and racing a dinghy- Learning to sail- Trolleying, trailing, launching and recovery- and much, much moreColour photographs illustrate each section.Also included is a DVD featuring the authors demonstrating what theyve described in the book, which should inspire newcomers by showing them that they too can learn how to sail a dinghy even if theyve never been on the water before.