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Sailing for Dummies
by J. J. Isler and Peter Isler




Overview -
Covers the latest advances in electronic navigation

Get the know-how you need to sail safely and have fun

Want to sail into the sunset but don't know port from starboard? Don't worry! Now updated with the latest on boats, gear, and racing, this hands-on guide helps you chart a course to sailing success, from getting familiar with nautical terms and seamanship basics to setting sail, navigating, anchoring, and docking — even riding out a storm. Get your feet wet at a sailing school Launch a boat and maneuver under sail Navigate, anchor, and dock Charter a boat or enter races Choose and care for a boat

Praise for "Sailing For Dummies"

"Provides an interesting read, easy instruction, and a handy reference work."
— Walter Cronkite

"Peter and JJ's enthusiasm for the thrill and fun of sailing brings the comprehensive guide to life in every chapter. Whether you're a novice or several years into this fascinating sport, the Islers' knowledge and insight will speed you along your course to sailing mastery."
— John Burnham, Editor of "Cruising World magazine"

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Overview

Covers the latest advances in electronic navigation

Get the know-how you need to sail safely and have fun

Want to sail into the sunset but don't know port from starboard? Don't worry! Now updated with the latest on boats, gear, and racing, this hands-on guide helps you chart a course to sailing success, from getting familiar with nautical terms and seamanship basics to setting sail, navigating, anchoring, and docking — even riding out a storm. Get your feet wet at a sailing school Launch a boat and maneuver under sail Navigate, anchor, and dock Charter a boat or enter races Choose and care for a boat

Praise for "Sailing For Dummies"

"Provides an interesting read, easy instruction, and a handy reference work."
— Walter Cronkite

"Peter and JJ's enthusiasm for the thrill and fun of sailing brings the comprehensive guide to life in every chapter. Whether you're a novice or several years into this fascinating sport, the Islers' knowledge and insight will speed you along your course to sailing mastery."
— John Burnham, Editor of "Cruising World magazine"

 

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  • ISBN-13: 9780471791430
  • ISBN-10: 0471791431
  • Publisher: For Dummies
  • Publish Date: June 2006
  • Page Count: 432
  • Dimensions: 9 x 7.3 x 1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.3 pounds

Series: For Dummies

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