Dinghy Sailing

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Dinghy Sailing: Start to Finish" is a complete reference for every level of sailor whether you are a beginner and need a straightforward, easy-to-understand guide or are taking your sailing to the next level and looking for the professional tips and…
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    Dinghy Sailing: Start to Finish" is a complete reference for every level of sailor whether you are a beginner and need a straightforward, easy-to-understand guide or are taking your sailing to the next level and looking for the professional tips and tricks that will get you sailing faster, better, safer and having more fun. It includes single-handed dinghies through to planing speed craft.Full colour with 150 fantastic, clear illustrations and 150 photographs, "Dinghy Sailing: Start to Finish" gives the reader a thorough, complete and visual guide to life on the water.Packed with expert advice from the professionals at UKSA, the book covers: Basic PrinciplesParts of the boat - exploded illustrations of a dinghy and componentsHow a boat sails - Sailing theory explainedPoints of sailing - Sailing a dinghy at different angles to the windChoosing a dinghy - Types of boat and their suitabilityPreparing to sail - Safety afloat, practical clothing, rigging to launching.Knots and Ropes - Practical illustrations for basic knots and splicesTransporting dinghies -Road trailer to roof racksSailing for the first time - Balance, sail trimRowing and paddlingRules of the road - Avoiding other boats, Rights of way, Basic racing rulesUnderstanding tides and currentsWeather forecasting - How to spot tell-tale signs of change in wind and weatherBasic TechniquesTackingGybingBeating to windwardReachingRunningSpinnaker handlingCapsize and recoveryReturning to shorePacking the dingy awayMaintenanceAdvanced Dinghy SailingHigh performance dinghies and catamaransTrapezingAsymmetric spinnakers - Setting, handling and gybingSinglehanded sailing - dinghies and catamaransTuning - dinghies and catamaransHeavy weather sailing - dinghies and catamaransThe Basics of RacingThe start - Practical lessons and rules explainedFirst leg tactics - Practical lessons and rules explainedReaching - Practical lessons and rules explainedRunning - Practical lessons and rules explainedGlossary of Terms

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    Format
    E-Bok
    Filformat
    PDF
    Utgivelsesår
    2012
    Forlag
    Fernhurst Books Limited
    Språk
    Engelsk
    ISBN
    9780470721858
    Sider
    192
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