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Learning to Sail Basil Mosenthal

Learning to Sail By Basil Mosenthal

Learning to Sail by Basil Mosenthal


$15.99
Condition - Very Good
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Summary

For anyone learning to sail in either dinghies or yachts, this book is easy to read with lively colour illustrations. This is a no-nonsense guide for beginners of all ages and is valuable as a back-up to sailing courses or for anyone learning to sail with a friend.

Learning to Sail Summary

Learning to Sail: In Dinghies or Yachts - a No-nonsense Guide for Beginners of All Ages by Basil Mosenthal

For anyone learning to sail in either dinghies or yachts, this book is easy to read with lively colour illustrations. Now in a larger format, this is a no-nonsense guide for beginners of all ages and is valuable as a back-up to sailing courses or for anyone learning to sail with a friend. It covers how to start sailing, the different kinds of boats you will sail in, various parts of a boat, rigging and launching a dinghy, getting going in a yacht, how a boat sails, handling ropes and tying knots, the effect of the tide, the weather, living aboard a yacht and what is on a chart. 'A useful first introduction' The Little Ship 'An ideal book for the absolute beginner...a no-nonsense primer' Kelvin Hughes

Learning to Sail Reviews

'Whether you want to go out on the water in a dinghy or a yacht, this easy to read book will help you get started and is the perfect introduction whatever age you are... This no-nonsense guide covers everything from how to start sailing to the effect of the weather.' Yachting Life (January 2007) 'Simplicity itself... all presented with clear, easily understood text, and excellent colour pics and diagrams. Dads and Mums, if you want you lad or lass to go sailing, this little publication would help your cause greatly.' Sailing (2007) 'Unlike many guides that annoyingly assume you already have a certain amount of knowledge, this one really does begin with the basics... an excellent guide.' The Lifeboat (Summer 2007) 'This book is a very good no-nonsense guide for beginners of all ages, the ideal book to read before you step onto a sailig boat, and an ideal reference guide to help you make sense of it all after your early experiences under sail.' Boat Mart (Feb 2008) 'A no-nonsense guide for beginners of all ages...well illustrated with coloured line drawings and photographs on every page.' Yachting World (October 2009)

About Basil Mosenthal

For almost all his life, Basil Mosenthal has sailed all over the world. The author of several bestselling books for Adlard Coles Nautical, he has a talent for explaining, very simply, subjects that may at first seem rather complicated. Recent books include Young Sailor, Learn to Navigate, Learning the Rule of the Road, The Powerboater's Guide, Learning to Crew, Getting Afloat, Test Yourself on the Rule of the Road.

Additional information

GOR001947199
9780713682427
0713682426
Learning to Sail: In Dinghies or Yachts - a No-nonsense Guide for Beginners of All Ages by Basil Mosenthal
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
2007-01-25
80
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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