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Go Dinghy Sailing

Go Dinghy Sailing

  • Author: Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Publisher: A&C Black
  • ISBN: 1408159147
  • Category: Sports & Recreation
  • Page: 128
  • View: 1884
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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 - and much, much more Colour photographs illustrate each section. Also included is a DVD featuring the authors demonstrating what they've described in the book, which should inspire newcomers by showing them that they too can learn how to sail a dinghy even if they've never been on the water before.

Basic Dinghy Sailing

Basic Dinghy Sailing

  • Author: Paul Ainsworth
  • Publisher: Paul Ainsworth
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Sports & Recreation
  • Page: 50
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Teach Dinghy Sailing

Teach Dinghy Sailing

Learn to Communicate Effectively & Get Your Students Sailing!

  • Author: Gaz Harrison
  • Publisher: Fernhurst Books Limited
  • ISBN: 1912177498
  • Category: Sports & Recreation
  • Page: 152
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Whether drifting in Optimists or skimming the water in a catamaran, the principles of instruction are the same and the major difficulty is communicating knowledge. This is a step-by-step course in how to teach beginners to sail safely and effectively. It takes you through the basics of teaching someone to sail from their point of view and gives constant tips on how to help the student understand new ideas. For every new concept introduced there are off-the-water instructions, plus exercises to do once on the water. The book is illustrated with step-by-step photography and artwork, and every section includes ‘Top Tips’ and ‘Watch Out!’ information. Whether you are embarking on a career coaching sailing or looking to teach your children to sail, this step-by-step guide will get the best out of you and your students.

Dinghy Sailing

Dinghy Sailing

Start to Finish

  • Author: Barry Pickthall
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 0470721855
  • Category: Sports & Recreation
  • Page: 192
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Dinghy Sailing: Start to Finish is a complete reference for every level of sailor whether you are a beginner and need a straightforward, easy-to-understand guide or are taking your sailing to the next level and looking for the professional tips and tricks that will get you sailing faster, better, safer and having more fun. It includes single-handed dinghies through to planing speed craft. Full colour with 150 fantastic, clear illustrations and 150 photographs, Dinghy Sailing: Start to Finish gives the reader a thorough, complete and visual guide to life on the water. Packed with expert advice from the professionals at UKSA, the book covers: Basic Principles Parts of the boat - exploded illustrations of a dinghy and components How a boat sails - Sailing theory explained Points of sailing - Sailing a dinghy at different angles to the wind Choosing a dinghy - Types of boat and their suitability Preparing to sail - Safety afloat, practical clothing, rigging to launching. Knots and Ropes - Practical illustrations for basic knots and splices Transporting dinghies -Road trailer to roof racks Sailing for the first time - Balance, sail trim Rowing and paddling Rules of the road - Avoiding other boats, Rights of way, Basic racing rules Understanding tides and currents Weather forecasting - How to spot tell-tale signs of change in wind and weather Basic Techniques Tacking Gybing Beating to windward Reaching Running Spinnaker handling Capsize and recovery Returning to shore Packing the dingy away Maintenance Advanced Dinghy Sailing High performance dinghies and catamarans Trapezing Asymmetric spinnakers - Setting, handling and gybing Singlehanded sailing - dinghies and catamarans Tuning - dinghies and catamarans Heavy weather sailing - dinghies and catamarans The Basics of Racing The start - Practical lessons and rules explained First leg tactics - Practical lessons and rules explained Reaching - Practical lessons and rules explained Running - Practical lessons and rules explained Glossary of Terms

Successful dinghy sailing

Successful dinghy sailing

  • Author: David Pitman,Steve Ancsell
  • Publisher: Sackville Books Ltd
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Sports & Recreation
  • Page: 80
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Dinghy Sailing

Dinghy Sailing

  • Author: Sarah Ell
  • Publisher: New Holland Australia(AU)
  • ISBN: 9781847734136
  • Category: Dinghies
  • Page: 96
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This practical, illustrated guide provides an introduction to the complex, challenging skill of sailing. It offers a concise explanation of everything a beginner needs to know, from the parts of a boat to how the wind works on a sail.

The Dinghy Cruising Companion

The Dinghy Cruising Companion

Tales and Advice from Sailing a Small Open Boat

  • Author: Roger Barnes
  • Publisher: A&C Black
  • ISBN: 1408179164
  • Category: Sports & Recreation
  • Page: 256
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A practical and engaging guide to dinghy cruising, covering everything from getting set up to embarking on more adventurous cruises. A wonderful read with a huge amount of useful advice.

Dinghy Sailing

Dinghy Sailing

  • Author: Rita Storey,Clive Gifford
  • Publisher: Franklin Watts
  • ISBN: 9780749688592
  • Category: Dinghies
  • Page: 32
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A comprehensive guide containing everything you need to know to participate in - and enjoy - your favourite sport.