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Yachting Monthly 200 Skipper's Tips: Instant Skills To Improve Your Seamanship

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200 invaluable yachting tips only the pros know?in a pocket-sized format for onboard use

For every yachtsman who's dreamed of a mentor, in the form of a seasoned helmsman close at hand helping guide a vessel, this pocket reference from Yachting Monthly just may be the closest thing. With its refreshing approach to sailing and seamanship instruction, this handy guide gives yachtsmen of all experience levels essential tips on navigation, safety, weather, and boat handling as well as insights on life at sea.

  • Each tip is illustrated with a color photograph or diagram
  • Includes tips on ropes and knots
  • Other titles by Cunliffe: Celestial Navigation and Coastal and Offshore Navigation

Filled with advice that yachtsmen pass on to fellow yachtsmen, and fathers pass on to their sons, this compact collection of sailing wisdom will help boat lovers and yachtsmen of every stripe improve and enjoy their outings at sea.

Synopsis:

Dip into any of the 200 tips in this handy book to make yourself a better yachtsman.

Discover practical skills that you won’t find anywhere else. Each tip is illustrated and there’s something for everyone from complete beginner to ocean navigator.

Among the wealth of advice there are hints on how to judge distance at sea or tell if the tide is turned, how to steer clear of rocks and ensure you come alongside safely and in style.

It’s a treasure trove of nautical know-how, including:

· Seamanship

· Navigation

· Safety

· Boat handling

· Ropes and knots

· Life on board

These are the very best of the Skipper’s Tips from the pages of Yachting Monthly magazine, the UK’s premium cruising title. Each tip is a pearl of wisdom from Britain’s foremost yachting writer, Tom Cunliffe.

www.tomcunliffe.com

Table of Contents

Preface.

Seamanship.

Navigation.

Safety.

Boat-handling.

Ropes and knots.

Life on board.

Weather.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781118315507
Subtitle:
Instant Skills To Improve Your Seamanship
Publisher:
*Wiley Nautical
Author:
Cunliffe, Tom
Subject:
Sailing
Subject:
yacht, yachting, yachtmaster, yachtsman, yachting tips, yachting instruction, sailing, sailing instruction, sailing tips, navigation, boat handling, sailing wisdom, yachting monthly
Subject:
Sports & Recreation : Sailing - General
Copyright:
Publication Date:
20120223
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Language:
English
Pages:
106
Dimensions:
250 x 150 x 15 mm 24 oz

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Yachting Monthly 200 Skipper's Tips: Instant Skills To Improve Your Seamanship
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Product details 106 pages Wiley Nautical - English 9781118315507 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Dip into any of the 200 tips in this handy book to make yourself a better yachtsman.

Discover practical skills that you won’t find anywhere else. Each tip is illustrated and there’s something for everyone from complete beginner to ocean navigator.

Among the wealth of advice there are hints on how to judge distance at sea or tell if the tide is turned, how to steer clear of rocks and ensure you come alongside safely and in style.

It’s a treasure trove of nautical know-how, including:

· Seamanship

· Navigation

· Safety

· Boat handling

· Ropes and knots

· Life on board

These are the very best of the Skipper’s Tips from the pages of Yachting Monthly magazine, the UK’s premium cruising title. Each tip is a pearl of wisdom from Britain’s foremost yachting writer, Tom Cunliffe.

www.tomcunliffe.com

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