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Learning to Sail Basil Mosenthal

Learning to Sail By Basil Mosenthal

Learning to Sail by Basil Mosenthal


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Summary

Ideal for anyone learning to sail in either dinghies or yachts, this book is easy to read with lively colour illustrations. It 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. 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, as well as steering the boat and GPS navigation. `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 out on the water in a dinghy or yacht, the new edition of Learning to Sail will help the beginner get started.' * All at Sea (January 2011) *
'A lovely little book...excellent for any cruiser if they are unsure of the basics.' * Sailing Today (June 2011) *
invaluable as a backup to practical instruction * Sailing *

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

GOR004235277
9781408131145
1408131145
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
2011-01-12
80
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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

Customer Reviews - Learning to Sail