The Complete Guide to Sailing & Seamanship

Illustrated by Sam Manning

About The Book

An illustrated sailing guide for beginner and expert alike!

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.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Skyhorse (June 1, 2013)
  • Length: 208 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781626363090

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