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Sailing Made Easy and Comfort in Small Craft
by S. J. Housley


Overview - Originally published in 1930, this is a compact guide to seamanship for beginners sailing on inland waters. Although it is easy to assume that there is little seamanship required on the quiet waterways of Britain, this book advises the reader about some common mistakes and pitfalls.  Read more...

 
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Overview
Originally published in 1930, this is a compact guide to seamanship for beginners sailing on inland waters. Although it is easy to assume that there is little seamanship required on the quiet waterways of Britain, this book advises the reader about some common mistakes and pitfalls. With an ever increasing amount of people choosing to take their holidays on boats, it has some useful information on safety, comfort and enjoyment and of course, the food that is practical to cook on board.Contents Include: On Setting Sail and Getting Under Way Sailing With a Note on Balance-Lugs On Strong Winds and Reefing On the Rule of the Road Mooring, Stowing, Awnings, Down-Mast About Knots On Ship-Keeping The Kitchen Dictionary and Index

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9781406796636
  • ISBN-10: 1406796638
  • Publisher: Hesperides Press
  • Publish Date: July 2006
  • Page Count: 148
  • Dimensions: 8.5 x 5.51 x 0.34 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.43 pounds


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