The Complete Guide to Sailing & Seamanship

The Complete Guide to Sailing & Seamanship

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An illustrated sailing guide for beginner and expert alike--newly updated!

The Complete Guide to Sailing& Seamanship is the perfect blend of captivating sea stories and essential, basic instructional methods for anyone yearning to sail. Topics include seamanship and boat handling, anchoring and docking, and history and lore alike.

Chapters include:
  • Knots and Lines
  • Sailboat Anatomy
  • Steering & Sailing
  • Lakes, Harbors, and Bays
  • A Look at the Weather
  • Charts & Navigation
  • Anchoring, Mooring, & Berthing
  • Sailing Gear
  • Boat Maintenance
  • Daily Rhythms
  • Seamanship Basics
  • Rules of the Road

The Complete Guide to Sailing & Seamanship is enhanced with 100 original hand-drawn images by world-renowned marine illustrator Sam Manning.

Author: Twain Braden
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing
Published: 04/19/2022
Pages: 216
Binding Type: Paperback
Weight: 1.29lbs
Size: 11.02h x 8.52w x 0.52d
ISBN: 9781510767829

About the Author
Twain Braden is a member of the American Bar Association and has led wilderness trips and sailing adventures throughout northern New England, the Atlantic Ocean, and Caribbean Sea. He holds a current master mariner's license and is the author of three books on sailing topics. Twain lives in Peaks Island, Maine, with his wife and their four children.