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Go dinghy sailing - Barry Pickthall

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Title
Go dinghy sailing
Author
Barry Pickthall
format
Paperback / softback
Publisher
Adlard Coles
Language
English
UK Publication Date
20120524

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 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- Getting the most out of time on the waterColour photographs illustrate each section, showing novices exactly what to do and inspiring newcomers to get out on the water and give sailing a try.

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Barry Pickthall is an award winning yachting journalist, photographer
and author. A former boatbuilder and naval architect, he was yachting
correspondent for The Times for
20 years, and he has written 18 books about sailing, including Blue Water Sailing and Going Foreign, both published by
Adlard Coles Nautical.

Well packed with pictures, diagrams and advice
Cumbria

An excellent entry level guide for would-be sailors of all ages
Sailing magazine

...this easy-to-read book gives newcomers everything they need to get afloat in the most accessible and least expensive of all sailing activities.
Welsh Coastal Life

Type
BOOK
Keyword Index
Sailing.|Dinghies.
Country of Publication
England
Number of Pages
123

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