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Fast Track to Sailing: Learn to Sail in Three Days

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The learn-to-sail book for when you are in a hurry to gain your sea legs

At the Offshore Sailing School, the Colgates havetaught more than 100,000 adults how to sail. Now theyare making their proven instructional methods availableto you so you can fulfill your sailing dreams in little time.Though designed around three days of intensiveinstruction, the book adapts easily to any learning pace.You can master the fundamentals inthree days--or over a summer of leisurely sailing.

About the Author

Steve Colgate founded the Offshore SailingSchool in 1964. He has participated in two Americas Cup trials,17 Newport-Bermuda races, seven Fastnet Races, the PanAmerican Games, the Olympics, and six transatlantic races.

Doris Colgate is president and CEO of theOffshore Sailing School and founder of the National WomensSailing Association. In 2003, US SAILING awarded theColgates the Timothea Larr Trophy in recognition of theiroutstanding leadership and excellence in sailing education.

Table of Contents

DAY ONE: GETTING TO KNOW YOUR BOAT

1 The Language of Sailing

2 Start Sailing

3 The Points of Sail

DAY TWO: BUILDING CONFIDENCE AND SKILLS

4 Wind and Sails: A Powerful Team

5 Balance and Stability

6 Handling Heavy Weather and Rescuing Crew

DAY THREE: GOING AND COMING WITH EASE

7 Mooring, Docking, and Anchoring Under Sail

8 Right-of-Way Rules and Navigation

Appendix 1: Three-Day Study Program

Appendix 2: Tips and Checklists

Glossary

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780071615198
Author:
Colgate, Steve
Publisher:
International Marine Publishing
Author:
Colgate Steve
Author:
Colgate, Doris
Subject:
Sailing - General
Subject:
Boating - General
Subject:
Sailing
Subject:
9780071406727, 9780071422161, 0070067201, 0071470298, 0071456260, 0070240140, 0071424008, 0071422161, 0071485589, sailing, learning to sail, learn to sail, sailboat, first sailboat, sailboating
Subject:
Nautical-Sailing
Copyright:
Publication Date:
February 2009
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
120
Dimensions:
10.78x8.42x.34 in. 1.06 lbs.

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