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Sailing Fundamentals
by Gary Jobson




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With over 150 line drawings and photographs, and clear, detailed coursework covering every aspect of beginning sailing--from hoisting sail to docking and anchoring--Sailing Fundamentals is the authoritative text designed to prepare the learning sailor for certification according to international standards.

Written by America's foremost instructional authority, the new edition of Sailing Fundamentals is the official learn-to-sail manual of the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary. Sailing Fundamentals is also used in the programs of yacht clubs, colleges, and sailing groups around the country. Unlike many sailing books, which can reflect the biases and idiosyncrasies of their authors, this book has been extensively pretested to ensure that it offers the fastest, easiest, most systematic way to learn basic sailing and coastal cruising.

Widely acclaimed author Gary Jobson has won several major races, including the 1977 America's Cup victory as tactician aboard Courageous. He was head sailing coach at the US Naval Academy, and has conducted sailing clinics across the country.

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Overview

With over 150 line drawings and photographs, and clear, detailed coursework covering every aspect of beginning sailing--from hoisting sail to docking and anchoring--Sailing Fundamentals is the authoritative text designed to prepare the learning sailor for certification according to international standards.

Written by America's foremost instructional authority, the new edition of Sailing Fundamentals is the official learn-to-sail manual of the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary. Sailing Fundamentals is also used in the programs of yacht clubs, colleges, and sailing groups around the country. Unlike many sailing books, which can reflect the biases and idiosyncrasies of their authors, this book has been extensively pretested to ensure that it offers the fastest, easiest, most systematic way to learn basic sailing and coastal cruising.

Widely acclaimed author Gary Jobson has won several major races, including the 1977 America's Cup victory as tactician aboard Courageous. He was head sailing coach at the US Naval Academy, and has conducted sailing clinics across the country.

 

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  • ISBN-13: 9780743273084
  • ISBN-10: 0743273087
  • Publisher: Touchstone Books
  • Publish Date: August 2005
  • Page Count: 220
  • Dimensions: 11.03 x 8.49 x 0.55 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.42 pounds


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