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Learn to Sail Today
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10 chapters
1. Day one--basic sail trim, safety, steering, docking
2. Day two--inspect your boat and become a more self-reliant sailor
3. Day three--sail trim theory and practice
4. Day four--the jibe
5. Day five--sail to another harbor
6. Day six--spinnaker handling
7. Day seven--buying your first boat
8. Day eight--increase your sailing speed
9. Sailing Etiquette--a rainy day lesson on how to behave10. Conclusion
An epilogue follows the main chapters.Appendices follow the main text:
1. Repairs
2. Mast raising
3. Mast tuning
4. Running aground
5. Anchoring
6. Further reading
7. Ship to shore radio
8. Theory of sail trim
9. Rope and Sail material and selection, sail folding and storage
10. Marine head issues
11. Smart phones and GPS usage
12. Equipment to have aboard
13. Glossary

About the Author

Barry Lewis has been boating and sailing for over 50 years. He is Commodore of the Belmont Yacht Club and past Judge Advocate of the Chicago Yachting Association.

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