Whether you are a novice or an experienced skipper, The Complete Sailing Manual is the practical step-by-step guide that every sailor needs on board.
From tacking and mooring to nautical etiquette and using state-of-the-art navigation systems, you'll learn about every aspect of sailing. This updated edition includes all the latest developments in technology, design and sailing procedures as well as advice and information on all types of craft, from dinghies to large cruisers and over 1,000 superb photographs and full-colour diagrams.
Accessible, reliable and designed to help you in any sailing situation, The Complete Sailing Manual is the one ship mate that won't let you down.
Steve Sleight, a former Royal Yachting Association coach and instructor at the UK's National Sailing Centre, has taught all levels of craft and ability and is a successful racing yachtsman and British National Champion.
Foreword by Ben Ainslie, Britain's most successful Olympic sailor ever, with triple Olympic gold and silver medals.
Learn the basics of sailing, master navigation, and maintain your boat with The Complete Sailing Manual, written by instructor and former British national champion Steve Sleight. This authoritative text has clear, annotated diagrams and photographs that answer questions about any sailing situation with thorough coverage of all aspects of sailing and boat ownership. Look up how to rig a dinghy, tie basic knots, or save someone who fell overboard.
Revised and updated to include the latest developments in equipment, safety, and activities, including foiling, long-distance cruising, and high-speed, apparent wind-sailing, and newest technology such as modern performance systems and electronic navigation. All rules, regulations, and best practices are also up to date.
From the novice to the experienced sailor, The Complete Sailing Manual is the perfect book for anyone interested in sailing.